a small brown mushroom, Volvariella volvacea, used in Asian cookery.
noun 1. Sir Peter (Frederick). 1919–2006, British philosopher. His early work deals with the relationship between language and logic, his later work with metaphysics. His books include The Bounds of Sense (1966) and Freedom and Resentment (1974)
noun 1. an unofficial vote taken to obtain an indication of the general trend of opinion on a particular issue. noun See straw poll Also, straw poll. An unofficial vote or poll indicating how people feel about a candidate or issue. For example, Let’s take a straw poll on the bill and see how it […]
[min-uh-muh m-weyt] /ˈmɪn ə məmˌweɪt/ noun 1. a boxer of the lightest competitive class, especially a boxer weighing up to 104 pounds (47.2 kg). noun 1. a professional boxer weighing not more than 47.6 kg (105 pounds) (as modifier): the strawweight title Also called mini-flyweight
noun 1. a usually rich or sweet wine produced from grapes partially dried on the vine or picked and dried in the sun on a bed of straw or reeds. noun 1. any of several wines made from grapes dried on straw mats to increase their sugar strength