Meaning of BURLAP in English



Pronunciation: ' b ə r- ˌ lap

Function: noun

Etymology: origin unknown

Date: circa 1696

1 : a coarse heavy plain-woven fabric usually of jute or hemp used for bagging and wrapping and in furniture and linoleum manufacture

2 : a lightweight material resembling burlap used in interior decoration or for clothing

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.