Burlap meaning

bûr'lăp'
A strong, coarsely woven cloth made of fibers of jute, flax, or hemp and used to make bags, to reinforce linoleum, and in interior decoration.
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A coarse cloth made of jute or hemp, used for making sacks, in upholstering furniture, as a backing for carpets, etc.
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(US) A very strong, coarse cloth, made from jute, flax, or hemp, and used to make sacks etc.
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Origin of burlap

From Middle English borel (“coarse cloth”), from Dutch boeren (“coarse”) or Old French burel + -lap.