Definition of munj in English:

munj

(also munja)

Pronunciation /mʌn(d)ʒ/ /muːn(d)ʒ/

noun

  • A grass, Saccharum munja, found in South Asia, whose leaves yield fibre used for making ropes and matting. More fully "munj fibre", "munj grass".

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Forbes Royle (1798–1858), surgeon and naturalist. From Sanskrit muñja (also with vernacular pronunciation muñj).