how to pronounce burl


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The above transcription of burl is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

burl is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of burl in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… on top is this a layer of burl or is the …”

meanings of burl


  1. Wood of a mottled veneer, usually cut from such a growth.
  2. A knot or lump in thread or cloth.
  3. A tree growth in which the grain has grown in a deformed manner.


  1. To remove the knots in cloth.


  1. A surname​.

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