Pronunciation Noun

burl (plural burls)

  1. A tree growth in which the grain has grown in a deformed manner.
  2. Wood of a mottled veneer, usually cut from such a growth.
  3. A knot or lump in thread or cloth.
  • French: loupe
  • Russian: кап
  • French: loupe
  • Russian: кап
  • Spanish: lobanillo, lupia

burl (burls, present participle burling; past and past participle burled)

  1. To remove the knots in cloth.

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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