Sunn-hemp meaning

sŭn
A tropical Asian plant (Crotalaria juncea) in the pea family, having clusters of yellow flowers.
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A tough fiber obtained from the stems of this plant, used for cordage.
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Origin of sunn-hemp

  • Hindi san from Sanskrit śāṇa- hempen from śaṇaḥ hemp
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition