Translation of "straw" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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strawnoun

uk /strɔː/ us /strɑː/

straw noun (DRIED STEMS)

C1 [ U ] the dried, yellow stems of crops such as wheat, used as food for animals or as a layer on the ground for animals to lie on, and for making traditional objects

禾秆;麦秆;稻草
a bale of straw 一捆稻草
a straw basket/hat 草编篮/草帽
straw-coloured hair 浅黄色的头发

More examples

  • straw matting
  • Prisoners slept on straw mats.
  • Add a layer of straw to your compost heap before adding more grass clippings.
  • The calf was sitting, quite still, on bed of straw.
  • She had little pieces of straw in her hair.

straw noun (TUBE)

C2 [ C ] a thin tube made of plastic or waterproof paper that is used to suck liquid into the mouth

吸管
Why don't you drink your milk through a straw? 你为什么不用吸管喝奶昔呢?

(Translation of “straw” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)