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haystack

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈheɪ.stæk/
a large tall pile of hay in a field
Translations of “haystack”
in Korean 건초 더미…
in Arabic كَومة قَشّ…
in Portuguese monte de feno, fardo de feno…
in Catalan paller…
in Japanese 干し草の山…
in Italian pagliaio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 乾草堆…
in Russian стог сена…
in Turkish saman/kuru ot yığını…
in Chinese (Simplified) 干草垛…
in Polish stóg siana…
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