Meaning of LAWN in English


[lawn] n [ME launde, fr. MF lande heath, of Celt origin; akin to MIr lann land--more at land] (14c) 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 adj

[2]lawn n [ME, fr. Laon, France] (15c): a fine sheer linen or cotton fabric of plain weave that is thinner than cambric -- lawny adj

Merriam-Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Merriam Webster.