straw

Definitions of straw
1

n plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder

Type of:
plant fiber, plant fibre
fiber derived from plants

n material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

Synonyms:
chaff, husk, shuck, stalk, stubble
Types:
bran
broken husks of the seeds of cereal grains that are separated from the flour by sifting
Type of:
plant material, plant substance
material derived from plants

n a thin paper or plastic tube used to suck liquids into the mouth

Synonyms:
drinking straw
Type of:
tube, tubing
conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases

n a variable yellow tint; dull yellow, often diluted with white

Synonyms:
pale yellow, wheat
Type of:
yellow, yellowness
yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons

adj of a pale yellow color like straw; straw-colored

Synonyms:
chromatic
being or having or characterized by hue

v cover or provide with or as if with straw

“cows were strawed to weather the snowstorm”
Type of:
cover
provide with a covering or cause to be covered

v spread by scattering ("straw" is archaic)

Synonyms:
strew
Types:
bestrew
cover by strewing
litter
make a place messy by strewing garbage around
Type of:
distribute, spread
distribute or disperse widely

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