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noun 
  1. (countable) A dried stalk of a cereal plant.
  2. (uncountable) Such dried stalks considered collectively.
  3. (countable) A drinking straw.
  4. (colour) a pale, yellowish beige colour, like that of a dried straw.
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Translations: 
  • Dutch: stro
  • French: paille
  • German: strohfarben, strohgelb
  • Italian: festuca
  • Spanish: paja
adjective 
  1. Made of straw.
straw hat
  1. (colour) of a pale, yellowish beige colour, like that of a dried straw.
Etymology: Old English streaw, strÄaw, from Germanic
  • strawam "that which is strewn". Cognate with Dutch stroo, German Stroh, Swedish strí.



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