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lawn

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noun \ˈlȯn, ˈlän\

Definition of lawn

  1. 1 archaic :  an open space between woods :  glade

  2. 2 :  ground (as around a house or in a garden or park) that is covered with grass and is kept mowed

  3. 3 :  a relatively even layer of bacteria covering the surface of a culture medium

lawn

or

lawny

play \ˈlȯ-nē, ˈlä-\ adjective


Origin and Etymology 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

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lawn

noun

Definition of lawn

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

lawny

adjective


Origin and Etymology of lawn

Middle English lawne, laund, probably from Laon, France


First Known Use: 15th century

Other Textiles Terms

Rhymes with lawn



LAWN Defined for Kids

lawn

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noun \ˈlȯn, ˈlän\

Definition of lawn for Students

  1. :  ground (as around a house) covered with grass that is kept mowed




Medical Dictionary

lawn

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noun \ˈlȯn, ˈlän\

Medical Definition of lawn

  1. :  a relatively even layer of bacteria covering the surface of a culture medium




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