gunny

noun
gun·​ny | \ ˈgənē, -ni \
variants: or gunny cloth
plural -es

Definition of gunny

1 : a strong coarse loosely woven material made from jute for bagging and sacking
2 : burlap

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History and Etymology for gunny

Hindi ganī, goṇī, from Sanskrit goṇī sack, probably of Dravidian origin; akin to Kanarese gōṇi sack

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“Gunny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gunny. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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