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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
straw nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (stalk of cereal plant)paglia nf
straw nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (animal fodder: dried cereal)foraggio nm
straw nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (thin tube for drinking)cannuccia nf
straw adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (made of straw)di paglia, in paglia
 
Additional Translations
straw adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (yellow in colour)color paglia
  biondo agg
straw nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (material for baskets)paglia nf
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
barley straw paglia d'orzo
drinking straw nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (thin plastic tube for sucking up liquids)cannuccia nf
Nota: often shortened to "straw"
 We only use paper drinking straws because they are environmentally friendly.
 Vorrei una limonata con la cannuccia.
last straw nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (final source of irritation)ultima goccia nf
   (idiomatico)goccia che fa traboccare il vaso
put a straw bottom in mettere un fondo di paglia in
straw ballot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (unofficial poll or vote)sondaggio pre-elettorale nm
  voto informale nm
straw dog nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative ([sth] created to be destroyed)oggetto da sacrificare
straw hat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hat woven from dried stalks)cappello di paglia
 She wore shorts, a t-shirt and a straw hat to protect her head from the glare of the sun.
straw man nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (insubstantial argument)argomentazione fittizia nf
  diversivo nm
 The argument was a straw man, which the Prime Minister put up to divert attention from the true weakness of his position.
straw mattress nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (bed padding filled with straw)pagliericcio nm
 People used to use straw mattresses instead of spring mattresses.
straw poll nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (unofficial survey or vote)voto informale nm
the last straw l'ultima goccia nf
wheat-straw paglia di grano
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