tussore - definition and synonyms

noun
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a rough, brown or yellow Indian silk

    ...and even Daphne ... blinked a little as she crossed the shelterless promenade, under her big tussore parasol, a delightfully cool- looking figure, in a plain white muslin gown, and a muslin shepherdess hat.(Asphodel, by Mary Elizabeth Braddon)

    Submitted by Harris Park from United Kingdom on 17/05/2012