lawn mower

noun
Updated on: 20 Jan 2018

Definition of lawn mower

: a machine for cutting grass on lawns

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First Known Use of lawn mower

1869


LAWN MOWER Defined for English Language Learners

lawn mower

noun

Definition of lawn mower for English Language Learners

  • : a machine used for cutting the grass on lawns


LAWN MOWER Defined for Kids

lawn mower

noun

Definition of lawn mower for Students

: a machine used to mow the grass on lawns


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