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English → English (gcide) Definition: Corchorus olitorius Jute \Jute\ (j[=u]t), n. [Hind. j[=u]t, Skr. j[=u][.t]a matted hair; cf. ja[.t]a matted hair, fibrous roots.] 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. [1913 Webster] Jew \Jew\, n. [OF. Juis, pl., F. Juif, L. Judaeus, Gr. ?, fr. ? the country of the Jews, Judea, fr. Heb. Y[e^]h[=u]d[=a]h Judah, son of Jacob. Cf. Judaic.] 1. Originally, one belonging to the tribe or kingdom of Judah; after the return from the Babylonish captivity, any member of the new state; a Hebrew; an Israelite. [1913 Webster] 2. An adherent of Judaism. [PJC] Jew's frankincense, gum styrax, or benzoin. Jew's mallow (Bot.), an annual herb (Corchorus olitorius) cultivated in Syria and Egypt as a pot herb, and in India for its fiber. Jew's pitch, asphaltum; bitumen. The Wandering Jew, an imaginary personage, who, for his cruelty to Christ during his passion, is doomed to wander on the earth till Christ's second coming. Wandering Jew, any of several house plants of the genera Zebrina and Tradescantia having white-striped leaves, especially the creeping plants Zebrina pendula and Tradescantia fluminensis. [1913 Webster +PJC] Mallow \Mal"low\, Mallows \Mal"lows\, n. [OE. malwe, AS. mealwe, fr. L. malva, akin to Gr. mala`chh; cf. mala`ssein to soften, malako`s soft. Named either from its softening or relaxing properties, or from its soft downy leaves. Cf. Mauve, Malachite.] (Bot.) A genus of plants (Malva) having mucilaginous qualities. See Malvaceous. [1913 Webster] Note: The flowers of the common mallow (Malva sylvestris) are used in medicine. The dwarf mallow (Malva rotundifolia ) is a common weed, and its flattened, dick-shaped fruits are called cheeses by children. Tree mallow (Malva Mauritiana and Lavatera arborea), musk mallow (Malva moschata), rose mallow or hollyhock, and curled mallow (Malva crispa), are less commonly seen. [1913 Webster] Indian mallow. See Abutilon. Jew's mallow, a plant (Corchorus olitorius) used as a pot herb by the Jews of Egypt and Syria. Marsh mallow. See under Marsh. [1913 Webster] Tat \Tat\, n. [Hind. t[=a]t.] Gunny cloth made from the fiber of the Corchorus olitorius, or jute. [India] [1913 Webster]

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