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gunny


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gunny  \Gun"ny\,  n.,  Gunny  cloth  \Gun"ny  cloth`\  [Hind.  gon, 
  gon?,,  a  sack,  sacking.] 
  A  strong,  coarse  kind  of  sacking,  made  from  the  fibers 
  (called  jute)  of  two  plants  of  the  genus  {Corchorus}  ({C. 
  olitorius}  and  {C.  capsularis}),  of  India.  The  fiber  is  also 
  used  in  the  manufacture  of  cordage. 
 
  {Gunny  bag},  a  sack  made  of  gunny,  used  for  coarse 
  commodities. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gunny 
  n  :  coarse  jute  fabric  [syn:  {burlap}] 




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