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sunn

(sʌn)
n
1. (Plants) a leguminous plant, Crotalaria juncea, of the East Indies, having yellow flowers
2. (Textiles) the hemplike fibre obtained from the inner bark of this plant, used in making rope, sacking, etc
[C18: from Hindi san, from Sanskrit śāná hempen]

sunn

(sʌn)

n.
1. a tall E Indian shrub, Crotalaria juncea, of the legume family, having an inner bark that yields a tough fiber used for making ropes, sacking, etc.
2. the fiber.
Also called sunn′ hemp`.
[1580–90; < Hindi san < Skt śāṇa]
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