Sunn Sunn, n. [Hind. san, fr. Skr. [,c]ana.] (Bot.) An East Indian leguminous plant ({Crotalaria juncea}) and its fiber, which is also called {sunn hemp}. [Written also {sun}.] [1913 Webster]

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