Synonyms for Tussore:

n.

silk (noun)
tussah.
tussore (noun)
tusseh, tusser, tussah, tussur, Antheraea Mylitta.

Other synonyms:

n.
tussah.

Usage examples for tussore

  1. Again, there was the insect house, where she lifted the blinds of the little cages, and marveled at the purple circles marked upon the rich tussore wings of some lately emerged and semi- conscious butterfly, or at caterpillars immobile like the knobbed twigs of a pale- skinned tree, or at slim green snakes stabbing the glass wall again and again with their flickering cleft tongues. – Night and Day by Virginia Woolf
  2. The huge balloon, made of tussore silk, cruised about for some time, then drifted away with the breeze, and came to grief in landing. – The Mastery of the Air by William J. Claxton
  3. But for once she had the presence of mind not to show her dismay, and she helped Mrs. Gresley to change the crewel- work antimacassars, with their washed- out kittens swinging and playing leap- frog, for the best tussore silk ones. – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley