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straw

noun  us   /strɔ/

straw noun (DRIED STEMS)

[U] the dried yellow stems of crops such as wheat, used for animals or for weaving: straw hats/baskets The horse had a warm bed of fresh straw.

straw noun (TUBE)

[C] a thin tube, usually made of plastic, used to suck a drink from a container
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