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English-Chinese Dictionary of Agriculture (英汉农业大词典). 2013.

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  • Barley — For other uses, see Barley (disambiguation). Barley Barley field …   Wikipedia

  • Straw — is an agricultural by product, the dry of a cereal plant, after the grain or seed has been removed. Straw makes up about half of the yield of cereal crops such as barley, oats, rice, rye and wheat. In times gone by, it was regarded as a useful by …   Wikipedia

  • Straw — Straw, n. [OE. straw, stre, stree, AS. stre[ a]w, from the root of E. strew; akin to OFries. str[=e], D. stroo, G. stroh, OHG. str[=o], Icel. str[=a], Dan. straa, Sw. str[*a]. [root]166. See {Strew}.] 1. A stalk or stem of certain species of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Straw marquetry — is a craft very similar to that of wood marquetry, except that straw replaces the wood veneer. It is thought to have first been practised in the East; examples were brought to England in the 17th century.To mimick the varying shades of wood… …   Wikipedia

  • straw — strawless, adj. strawlike, adj. /straw/, n. 1. a single stalk or stem, esp. of certain species of grain, chiefly wheat, rye, oats, and barley. 2. a mass of such stalks, esp. after drying and threshing, used as fodder. 3. material, fibers, etc.,… …   Universalium

  • barley — barley1 /bahr lee/, n. 1. a widely distributed cereal plant belonging to the genus Hordeum, of the grass family, having awned flowers that grow in tightly bunched spikes, with three small additional spikes at each node. 2. the grain of this plant …   Universalium

  • straw — [[t]strɔ͟ː[/t]] straws 1) N UNCOUNT Straw consists of the dried, yellowish stalks from crops such as wheat or barley. The barn was full of bales of straw... I stumbled through mud to a yard strewn with straw. ...a wide brimmed straw hat. 2) N… …   English dictionary

  • Straw paintings — By modelling and playing with straw, our great grandmothers have long ago started weaving straw and making wonderful artistic objects. As time passed, they acquired more skill in working with straw and a century ago, created a very specific art… …   Wikipedia

  • straw — [[t]strɔ[/t]] n. 1) agr. bot a single stalk or stem esp. of a cereal grass, as wheat, rye, oats, or barley 2) agr. a mass of such stalks, esp. after drying and threshing, used as fodder 3) material made from such stalks and used to fashion hats… …   From formal English to slang

  • straw — /strɔ / (say straw) noun 1. a single stalk or stem, especially of certain species of grain, chiefly wheat, rye, oats, and barley. 2. a mass of such stalks, especially after drying and threshing, used as fodder, as material for hats, etc. 3. a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • straw — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. hay, fodder, silage. Straws and strawlike fibers include: oat, wheat, barley, rye, rice, buckwheat, bean, pea, buri, jipijapa, jute, raffia, palm, palmetto; see also hay . • grasp at straws or [m1]• a straw*, Syn. panic,… …   English dictionary for students

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