Definitions of straw:
  • noun:   a thin paper or plastic tube used to such liquids into the mouth
  • noun:   plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder
  • noun:   a yellow tint; yellow diluted with white
  • noun:   material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
  • verb:   cover or provide with or as if with straw
    Example: "Cows were strawed to weather the snowstorm"
  • verb:   spread by scattering ("straw" is archaic)
  • adjective:   of a pale yellow color like straw; straw colored
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #9896)

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