Etymology
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burlap (n.)

"coarse, heavy material made of hemp, jute, etc., used for bagging," 1690s, the first element probably from Middle English borel "coarse cloth," from Old French burel (see bureau); or Dutch boeren "coarse," perhaps confused with boer "peasant." The second element, -lap, meant "piece of cloth" (see lap (n.2)).

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Definitions of burlap

burlap (n.)
coarse jute fabric;
Synonyms: gunny
From wordnet.princeton.edu