Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Italian translation of “straw”

straw

noun
 
/strɔː/
[no plural] the long, dried stems of certain plants, such as wheat, often given to animals
paglia
a straw hat
a thin plastic or paper tube that you use for drinking through
cannuccia
(Definition of straw from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Difficult situations and unpleasant experiences, but you might be interested in these topics from the Easy and difficult topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “straw” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

bitter

a type of dark brown beer with a bitter taste

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More