Definition of tussore in English:

tussore

(also 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/