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Translation of "straw" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

straw

noun [U] (DRIED STEMS) 干秆     /strɔː/ US  /strɑː/
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 CraftsAnimal food
(Definition of straw noun (DRIED STEMS) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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