C olitorius
Gunny Gun"ny (g[u^]n"n[y^]), n., Gunny cloth Gun"ny cloth`(kl[o^]th`; 115). [Hind. go[.n], go[.n][imac], a sack, sacking.] A strong, coarse kind of sacking, made from the fibers (called jute) of two plants of the genus {Corchorus} ({C. olitorius} and {C. capsularis}), of India. The fiber is also used in the manufacture of cordage. [1913 Webster]

{Gunny bag} or {Gunny sack}, a sack made of gunny or burlap, used for coarse commodities. In the southern U. S. similar sacks are called {crocus sack}, {croker sack}, {towsack}, and {grass sack}. [1913 Webster +PJC]


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  • C capsularis — Gunny Gun ny (g[u^]n n[y^]), n., Gunny cloth Gun ny cloth (kl[o^]th ; 115). [Hind. go[.n], go[.n][imac], a sack, sacking.] A strong, coarse kind of sacking, made from the fibers (called jute) of two plants of the genus {Corchorus} ({C. olitorius} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corchorus olitorius — Langkapselige Jute Corchorus olitorius Systematik Klasse: Dreifurchenpollen Zweikeimblättrige (Rosopsida) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jute — Fasertyp Naturfaser, Bastfaser Eigenschaften Faserlänge Faserbündel bis 300  cm (ca. 20 Einzelfasern); Einzelfaser etwa 2 mm …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Corchorus — For other plants also known as mallows , see Mallow. Corchorus Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Corchorus — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Corchorus C. olitorius Clasificación científica …   Wikipedia Español

  • jute — jutelike, adj. /jooht/, n. 1. a strong, coarse fiber used for making burlap, gunny, cordage, etc., obtained from two East Indian plants, Corchorus capsularis and C. olitorius, of the linden family. 2. either of these plants. 3. any plant of the… …   Universalium

  • yute — (Del ingl. jute < bengalí jhuto.) ► sustantivo masculino 1 TEXTIL Fibra textil que se obtiene de los tallos de una planta de la familia de las tiliáceas y que se usa para hacer cuerdas y tejidos de arpillera. 2 BOTÁNICA Planta de la que se… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Faserpflanzen — aufrechtes, rauh kurzhaariges Kraut aus der Familie der Morazeen, mit meist ästigen, bis 2 (auch 6 m) hohem Stengel, unten gegen , oben wechselständigen, langgestielten, gefingerten, 5–7 (selten 9 ) zähligen Blättern, grob gesägten, lanzettlichen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • jȕta — jȕt|a ž 1. {{001f}}bot. biljka (Corchorus capsularis, C. olitorius) iz porodice lipa (Tiliaceae), od vlakana se prave vreće itd. 2. {{001f}}vlakno dobiveno od istočnoindijske biljke jute, a od 19. st., miješanjem s vunom i svilom, tkanjem daje… …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • Corchŏrus — (C. L.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie Tiliaceae Grewicae, 1. Ordn. 13. Klasse L.; Arten: krautartige, außereuropäische Pflanzen; C. olitorius, in Ost u. Westindien u. in Ägypten in Gärten als Gemüsekraut (Melochia) cultivirt; C. capsularis, in …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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