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Noun: straw  stro
  1. Plant fibre used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder
  2. Material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
    - chaff, husk, shuck [N. Amer], stalk, stubble
  3. A variable yellow tint; dull yellow, often diluted with white
    - pale yellow, wheat
  4. A thin paper or plastic tube used to suck liquids into the mouth
    - drinking straw
Verb: straw  stro
  1. Cover or provide with or as if with straw
    "cows were strawed to weather the snowstorm"
  2. [archaic] Spread by scattering
    "straw toys all over the carpet";
    - strew
Adjective: straw  stro
  1. Of a pale yellow colour like straw; straw-coloured

Derived forms: strawed, straws, strawing

See also: chromatic

Type of: cover, distribute, plant fiber [US], plant fibre [Brit, Cdn], plant material, plant substance, spread, tube, tubing, yellow, yellowness

Part of: cushioning, padding

Encyclopedia: Straw, Kentucky