un·​sown | \ ˌən-ˈsōn How to pronounce unsown (audio) \

Definition of unsown

: not sown unsown seeds

Examples of unsown in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fields would go unsown or not be harvested as farmers would leave their homes in order to avoid collection. Matthew Zeitlin, The New Republic, "How David Graeber Changed the Way We See Money," 4 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of unsown

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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15 Sep 2020

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“Unsown.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsown. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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