Gunny cloth

Gunny cloth

a strong, coarse kind of sacking, made from the fibres (called jute) of two plants of the genus Corchorus (c. Olitorius and c. Capsularis), of india. The fibre is also used in the manufacture of cordage. Gunny bag, a sack made of gunny, used for coarse commodities.

Origin: hind. Gon, gon, a sack, sacking.

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