Translation of "straw" - English-Spanish dictionary

straw

noun uk /strɔː/ us /strɔ/

[ no plural ] the long, dried stems of certain plants, such as wheat, often given to animals

paja
a straw hat

a thin plastic or paper tube that you use for drinking through

pajita

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

straw

noun /stroː/

(also adjective ) (of) the cut stalks of corn etc , having many uses, eg as bedding for cattle etc , making mats and other goods etc

paja
The cows need fresh straw
a straw hat.

a single stalk of corn

paja
There’s a straw in your hair
Their offer isn’t worth a straw!

a paper or plastic tube through which to suck a drink into the mouth

paja, pajita
He was sipping orange juice through a straw.
the last straw noun

an additional and intolerable circumstance in a disagreeable situation

el colmo, la gota que colma el vaso
The hotel was expensive, the food poor, and the bad weather was the last straw.

(Translation of “straw” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)