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straw

 
 
pronunciation:
straw
phrases:
draw straws
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the dried stalks of plants such as oats, wheat, or rye that remain after the grain is removed. Straw is used for feeding animals, for weaving hats and baskets, or for packing.
 
definition 2: a single such stalk of grain.
He likes to chew on straw.
definition 3: a thin, hollow tube of paper, plastic, or glass used to suck up a drink; drinking straw.
 
phrase: draw straws
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