noun gun·ny \ˈgənē, -ni\
variants: or

gunny cloth

Definition of gunny



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

  2. 2 :  burlap

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Origin and Etymology of gunny

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

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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