Definition of tussore in English:

tussore

(also tussore silk, tussah)

Pronunciation /ˈtʌsɔː//ˈtʌsə/

noun

mass noun
  • Coarse silk from the larvae of the tussore moth and related species.

    as modifier ‘a tussore dress’

Origin

Late 16th century: from Hindi tasar, from Sanskrit tasara ‘shuttle’.

Pronunciation

tussore

/ˈtʌsɔː//ˈtʌsə/