Pronunciation: (bûr'lap), [key]
—n., v., -lapped, -lap•ping.
1. a plain-woven, coarse fabric of jute, hemp, or the like; gunny.
2. a lightweight fabric made in imitation of this.
to wrap with burlap: to burlap and tie a newly dug tree.
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