[ jin-uh-ree ]
/ ˈdʒɪn ə ri /

noun, plural gin·ner·ies.

a mill for ginning cotton.


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Origin of ginnery

An Americanism dating back to 1895–90; gin2 + -ery Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020