munj

noun

ˈmünj,
ˈmənj
variants or less commonly munja
-jə
plural munjes also munjas
: a tough Asiatic grass (Saccharum munja) whose tenacious culms are used for ropes, twine, and baskets

Word History

Etymology

Hindi & Sanskrit; Hindi mũj, mū̃j, from Sanskrit muñja

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“Munj.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/munj. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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