Definition of tussore in English:

tussore

noun

(also tussah)
  • Coarse silk from the larvae of the tussore moth and related species.

    • ‘a tussore dress’

Pronunciation

tussore

/ˈtəsôr/ /ˈtəsɔr/

Origin

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