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English noun: burl

1. burl (plant) the wood cut from a tree burl or outgrowth; often used decoratively in veneer


Broader (hypernym)wood


Substance meronymburl

2. burl (plant) a large rounded outgrowth on the trunk or branch of a tree


Broader (hypernym)enation, plant process


Part meronymtree


Substance holonymburl

3. burl (attribute) soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design


Synonymsknot, slub


Broader (hypernym)raggedness, roughness


English verb: burl

1. burl (change) remove the burls from cloth


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw









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