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grasscutter

[ gras-kuht-er, grahs- ]
/ ˈgræsˌkʌt ər, ˈgrɑs- /
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noun

a device used to cut grass, as a lawn mower.
Baseball. a ground ball that travels with great speed across the infield close to and barely touching the turf.

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Origin of grasscutter

First recorded in 1850–55; grass + cutter
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