Jute vs. Burlap

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  • 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.

  • Burlap (noun)

    A very strong, coarse cloth, made from jute, flax{{,}} or hemp, and used to make sacks etc.

  • 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.

  • Burlap (noun)

    coarse canvas woven from jute, hemp, or a similar fibre, used especially for sacking

    "a burlap sack"

  • Burlap (noun)

    lighter material of a kind similar to burlap, used in dressmaking and furnishing

    "a burlap shirt"

    "fabrics ranging from hessians to burlaps"

Oxford Dictionary
  • 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.

  • Burlap (noun)

    A coarse fabric, made of jute or hemp, used for bagging; also, a finer variety of similar material, used for curtains, etc.

Webster Dictionary
  • 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

  • Burlap (noun)

    coarse jute fabric

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