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The bass angler tends to be competitive, the saltwater fisherman is always looking for the full gunnysack, or maybe that trophy marlin.
In 2007, the bodies of Manoj and Babli, lovers from the same village and the same gohtra—believed to be descendants of a common ancestor—were found in gunnysacks dumped in a canal not far from Kakheri.
But instead of bagging his finds in bottles and gunnysacks, Venter is capturing their DNA on filter paper and shipping it to be sequenced and analyzed at his headquarters in Rockville, Maryland.
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Origin and Etymology of gunnysack
First Known Use: 1799See Words from the same year
GUNNYSACK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gunnysack for English Language Learners
: a large bag made of rough, heavy cloth (such as burlap)
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