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Definition of tusseh silk

tusseh silk
Tussah silk Tus"sah silk` [Probably fr. Hind. tasar a shuttle, Skr. tasara, trasara.] (a) A silk cloth made from the cocoons of a caterpillar other than the common silkworm, much used in Bengal and China. (b) The silk fiber itself. [Written also tusseh silk.]

Meaning of tusseh silk from wikipedia

- 165–76; 346–54; 426–32; 5: 199–204; 266–8. (1872). A brief account of the tusseh silk-worm, accompanied with drawings of the insect. Madras Monthly Journal...