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lawn mower

n
1. (Tools) a hand-operated or power-operated machine with rotary blades for cutting grass on lawns
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lawn′ mow`er


n.
a machine for cutting grass.
[1865–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lawn mower - garden tool for mowing grass on lawnslawn mower - garden tool for mowing grass on lawns
blade - the flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge
garden tool, lawn tool - used for working in gardens or yards
hand mower - a lawn mower that is operated by hand
motor mower, power mower - a lawn mower powered by a gasoline motor
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