Etymology
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gunny (n.1)

1711, Anglo-Indian goney name of a strong, coarse fabric made from jute or hemp, from Hindi goni, from Sanskrit goni "sack." Gunny sack attested by 1862.

gunny (n.2)

1940s, Armed Forces slang, short for gunnery sergeant.

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Definitions of gunny

gunny (n.)
coarse jute fabric;
Synonyms: burlap
From wordnet.princeton.edu