sunn hemp(redirected from Crotalaria juncea)
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1. A tropical Asian plant (Crotalaria juncea) in the pea family, having clusters of yellow flowers.
2. A tough fiber obtained from the stems of this plant, used for cordage. In both senses also called sunn.
[Hindi san, from Sanskrit śāṇa-, hempen, from śaṇaḥ, hemp.]