Definition of tussore in English:

tussore

(also tussah)

Pronunciation: /ˈtʌsə//ˈtʌsɔː/

noun

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

    [as modifier] ‘a tussore dress’
    tussah

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

tussore

/ˈtʌsə//ˈtʌsɔː/