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synonyms for tussah

  • fiber
  • taffeta
  • thread
  • tulle
  • mantua
  • pongee
  • samite
  • tussore
  • sendal
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How to use tussah in a sentence

The silk produced by the wild worms of China and India is called “tussah” (or “tussur”).
TEXTILESWILLIAM H. DOOLEY
The China silk was dissolved by this reagent; Tussah silk and the lustra-celluloses entirely resisted its action.
RESEARCHES ON CELLULOSEC. F. CROSS
Over this is placed one braid of tussah silk and an outer braid of cotton.
CYCLOPEDIA OF TELEPHONY & TELEGRAPHY VOL. 1KEMPSTER MILLER
Bengal has furnished the Tussah moth, which lives in India on the oak and a variety of other trees.
OUR COMMON INSECTSALPHEUS SPRING PACKARD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TUSSAH

  • fiber
  • mantua
  • pongee
  • samite
  • sendal
  • taffeta
  • thread
  • tulle
  • tussah
  • tussore
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.