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strawnoun

 us   /strɔ/

straw noun (DRIED STEMS)

[U] the ​driedyellowstems of ​crops such as ​wheat, used for ​animals or for ​weaving: straw ​hats/​baskets The ​horse had a ​warmbed of ​fresh straw.

straw noun (TUBE)

[C] a ​thintube, 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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strawnoun

uk   /strɔː/  us   /strɑː/

straw noun (DRIED STEMS)

C1 [U] the ​dried, ​yellowstems 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 ​traditionalobjects: a bale of straw a straw ​basket/​hat straw-​colouredhair
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straw noun (TUBE)

C2 [C] a ​thintube made of ​plastic or waterproofpaper that is used to ​suckliquid into the ​mouth: Why don't you ​drinkyourmilk through a straw?
(Definition of straw from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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