Tus"sah Tus"seh (tus"sa), n. [Also tussa, tussar, tusser, tussur, etc.] [Prob. fr. Hind. tasar a shuttle, Skr. tasara, trasara.]

An undomesticated East Indian silkworm (Antheræa mylitta), that feeds on the leaves of the oak and other plants.

 

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