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What is "Jute" - Definition & Explanation

Jute is a long, soft, shiny plant fibre that can be spun into coarse, strong threads. Jute is one of the cheapest natural fibres, and is second only to cotton in amount produced and variety of uses. Jute fibres are composed primarily of the plant materials cellulose and lignin.
A strong, coarse fiber from plants grown in Asia. Used for making burlap, webbing, mats, ropes, sacks, carpet backing, etc.
A bast fiber obtained from the round pod jute or the long pod jute of the family Tiliaceae. Grown extensively in Pakistan and India, mainly in the Bengal district of Pakistan.
A coarse, brown fiber from the stalk of a bast plant. Chiefly from India, this fiber is used primarily for gunny sacks, bags, cordage, and binding threads in carpets and rugs.
Jute is one of the cheapest natural fibres, and is second only to cotton in amount produced and variety of uses. Jute fibres are composed primarily of the plant materials cellulose and lignin.
Jute is a long, soft, shiny plant fibre that can be spun into coarse, strong threads.
Jute is a glossy fiber from a plant. It is seen most often in sacks, rope, twine, and as backing on carpeting.
A multicellular bast fiber.
A bast fiber, chiefly from India, used primarily for gunny sacks, bags, cordage, and binding threads in carpets and rugs.
One of the bast fibres. Burlap, the fabric made from jute, is used for undercoverings on furniture and as a backing fabric.
A natural fiber made from certain plants which grow in warm climates. Used in woven carpet construction as backing for the yarns and twines.

Some other terms

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