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lawn

noun \ ˈlȯn , 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 play \ˈlȯ-nē, ˈlä-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of lawn

Middle English launde, from Anglo-French land, launde wood, unwooded field, of Celt origin; akin to Middle Irish lann land — more at land

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lawn

noun

Definition of lawn

: 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

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LAWN Defined for Kids

lawn

noun \ ˈlȯn , ˈlän \

Definition of lawn for Students

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

Medical Dictionary

lawn

noun \ ˈlȯn, ˈlän \

medical Definition of lawn

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


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