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Hemp vs. Jute

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Main Difference

The main difference between Hemp and Jute is that the Hemp is a low-THC Cannabis plant and Jute is a bast fiber from the genus Corchorus.

Wikipedia
  • Hemp (noun)

    A tall annual herb, Cannabis sativa, native to Asia.

  • Hemp (noun)

    Various products of this plant, including fibres and the drug cannabis.

  • Jute (noun)

    The coarse, strong fiber of the East Indian plant, ver=161115, used to make mats, paper, gunny cloth etc.

  • Jute (noun)

    The plants from which this fibre is obtained.

Wiktionary
  • Hemp (noun)

    the cannabis plant, especially when grown for fibre.

  • Hemp (noun)

    the fibre of the cannabis plant, extracted from the stem and used to make rope, strong fabrics, fibreboard, and paper.

  • Hemp (noun)

    used in names of other plants that yield fibre, e.g. Manila hemp.

  • Hemp (noun)

    the drug cannabis.

  • Jute (noun)

    a member of a Germanic people that (according to Bede) joined the Angles and Saxons in invading Britain in the 5th century, settling in a region including Kent and the Isle of Wight. They may have come from Jutland.

Oxford Dictionary
  • Hemp (noun)

    A plant of the genus Cannabis (Cannabis sativa), the fibrous skin or bark of which is used for making cloth and cordage. The name is also applied to various other plants yielding fiber.

  • Hemp (noun)

    The fiber of the skin or rind of the plant, prepared for spinning. The name has also been extended to various fibers resembling the true hemp.

  • Jute (noun)

    The coarse, strong fiber of the East Indian Corchorus olitorius, and Corchorus capsularis; also, the plant itself. The fiber is much used for making mats, gunny cloth, cordage, hangings, paper, etc.

Webster Dictionary
  • Hemp (noun)

    a plant fiber

  • Hemp (noun)

    any plant of the genus Cannabis; a coarse bushy annual with palmate leaves and clusters of small green flowers; yields tough fibers and narcotic drugs

  • Hemp (noun)

    a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging

  • Jute (noun)

    a plant fiber used in making rope or sacks

  • Jute (noun)

    a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Angles and Saxons to become Anglo-Saxons

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