burlap

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burlap

[′bər‚lap]
(textiles)
A coarse cloth woven from jute fiber. Also known as gunny; hessian.

burlap, Brit hessian canvas

A coarse woven fabric of jute, hemp, or, less commonly, flax, for use as a water-retaining covering in curing concrete surfaces or as a reinforcement in plaster.