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    straw

    straw - Dictionary definition and meaning for word straw

    Definition
    (noun) plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder Definition
    (noun) 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
    Definition
    (noun) a variable yellow tint; dull yellow, often diluted with white
    Synonyms : pale yellow , wheat
    Definition
    (noun) a thin paper or plastic tube used to suck liquids into the mouth
    Synonyms : drinking straw
    Definition
    (verb) cover or provide with or as if with straw
    Example Sentence
    • cows were strawed to weather the snowstorm
    Definition
    (verb) spread by scattering (
    Synonyms : strew
    Example Sentence
    • straw
    • strew toys all over the carpet
    Definition
    (adj) of a pale yellow color like straw; straw-colored
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