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"straw" in British English

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strawnoun

uk   /strɔː/  us   /strɑː/
(Definition of straw from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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strawnoun

 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
(Definition of straw from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“straw” in British English

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