a member of a continental Germanic tribe, probably from Jutland, that invaded Britain in the 5th century a.d. and settled in Kent.
either of two Old World tropical yellow-flowered herbaceous plants, Corchorus capsularis or C. olitorius, cultivated for their strong fibre: family Tiliaceae
this fibre, used in making sacks, rope, etc
a member of one of various Germanic tribes, some of whom invaded England in the 6th century ad, settling in Kent
plant fiber, 1746, from Bengali jhuto, from Sanskrit juta-s “twisted hair,” related to jata “braid of hair,” of unknown origin, probably from a non-Indo-European language.
Old English Eotas, one of the ancient Germanic inhabitants of Jutland in Denmark; traditionally they were said to have settled in Kent and Hampshire during the 5c. invasion of Britain. The name is related to Old Norse Iotar.
[law-ger, log-er] /ˈlɔ gər, ˈlɒg ər/ adjective, Scot. 1. heavy or thick. 2. thick-headed; stupid. /ˈlɒɡə/ noun 1. another word for lumberjack 2. a tractor or crane for handling logs n. “one who fells or cuts trees,” by 1708, agent noun from log (v.1). “one who enters data in a log,” 1958, agent noun from […]
[liv-uh-ree] /ˈlɪv ə ri/ adjective 1. . /ˈlɪvərɪ/ noun (pl) -eries 1. the identifying uniform, badge, etc, of a member of a guild or one of the servants of a feudal lord 2. a uniform worn by some menservants and chauffeurs 3. an individual or group that wears such a uniform 4. distinctive dress or […]
[loo-pahyn] /ˈlu paɪn/ adjective 1. pertaining to or resembling the wolf. 2. related to the wolf. 3. savage; ravenous; predatory. /ˈluːpaɪn/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling a wolf adj. “wolf-like,” 1650s, from French lupine “wolf-like,” from Latin lupinus “of the wolf,” from lupus “wolf” (see wolf (n.)). lupine (l’pīn’) Characteristic of or resembling […]
[mohst-lee] /ˈmoʊst li/ adverb 1. for the part; in the main: The work is mostly done. 2. chiefly; principally. 3. generally; customarily. /ˈməʊstlɪ/ adverb 1. almost entirely; chiefly 2. on many or most occasions; usually