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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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