Meaning of “straw” - Learner’s Dictionary

straw

noun uk us /strɔː/
LONG STEMS [ U ]

the long, dried stems of plants such as wheat (= plant for grain), often given to animals for sleeping on and eating:

a straw hat
TUBE [ C ]

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

(Definition of “straw” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)