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1lawn

noun \ˈln, ˈlän\

Definition of LAWN

1
archaic :  an open space between woods :  glade
2
:  ground (as around a house or in a garden or park) that is covered with grass and is kept mowed
3
:  a relatively even layer of bacteria covering the surface of a culture medium
lawn or lawny \ˈl-nē, ˈlä-\ adjective

Origin of LAWN

Middle English launde, from Anglo-French land, launde wood, unwooded field, of Celtic origin; akin to Middle Irish lann land — more at land
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms

fallow, graft, heirloom, loam, potash, soilage, swath, tilth, windfall

Rhymes with LAWN

2lawn

noun

Definition of LAWN

:  a fine sheer linen or cotton fabric of plain weave that is thinner than cambric
lawny adjective

Origin of LAWN

Middle English lawne, laund, probably from Laon, France
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Textiles Terms

batt, bias, brocade, duck, flock, toile

lawn

noun \ˈln, ˈlän\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LAWN

:  a relatively even layer of bacteria covering the surface of a culture medium
May 30, 2015
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