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  Definition of straw
  1. a thin paper or plastic tube used to such liquids into the mouth
  2. a yellow tint; yellow diluted with white
  3. material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
  4. plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder
  5. spread by scattering ("straw" is archaic); "strew toys all over the carpet"
  6. cover or provide with or as if with straw; "cows were strawed to weather the snowstorm"
  7. of a pale yellow color like straw; straw colored
Similar Words: drinking straw, pale yellow, chaff, husk, shuck, stalk, stubble, strew

 

Hyponyms: bran, bestrew, litter

 

Substance Meronyms: padding, cushioning

 

Derivational Morphology: shuck, husk, shell, scatter, scattering, strewing

 

Anagrams: swart

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: kashtë   Bosnian: slama  
Catalan: palla   Croatian: slama  
Danish: halm   Dutch: stro  
Esperanto: pajlo   Finnish: olki  
French: paille   German: Stroh  
Hungarian: szalma   Italian: paglia  
Japanese:   Korean:  
Romanian: paie   Russian: солома  
Slovak: slama   Spanish: paja  
 
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