rough fibre made from the stems of a tropical old world plant, used for making twine and rope or woven into sacking or matting.

the herbaceous plant which is cultivated for jute fibre, with edible young shoots.

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.

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