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lawn mower

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noun
a hand-operated or motor-driven machine for cutting the grass of a lawn.
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Also called mower.

Origin of lawn mower

First recorded in 1865–70
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British Dictionary definitions for lawn mower

lawn mower

noun
a hand-operated or power-operated machine with rotary blades for cutting grass on lawns
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