Sheep vs Lawnmower - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between sheep and lawnmower

is that sheep is a woolly ruminant of the genus ovis while lawnmower is any of the electrical or mechanical machines used for cutting grass.

sheep

English

Noun

(sheep)
  • A woolly ruminant of the genus Ovis .
  • A timid, shy person who is easily led by others.
  • (chiefly, humorous)
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * black sheep * sheepdog * sheepfold * sheepish * sheeple * sheepskin * shoop (chiefly-humorous back-formation)

    Descendants

    * Abenaki: (l)

    See also

    * * Aries * ewe * lamb * mutton * ovine * ram * teg * tup * wether

    References

    Anagrams

    * * 1000 English basic words ----

    lawnmower

    English

    Alternative forms

    * lawn mower

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any of the electrical or mechanical machines used for cutting grass.
  • * 1877 , Queensland. Dept. of Public Instruction, Report of the Secretary for Public Instruction
  • It is only a small school, but this year the committee has expended £105 in reforming the garden, painting the fences, making a tennis court and lawn, purchasing a lawnmower etc.
  • * 1912 , O. Henry, Rolling Stones
  • here was an ordinary man out of the city directory that subscribes for magazines and pushes the lawnmower in his shirt-sleeves of evenings.
  • A person who landscapes and in particular mows lawns.
  • Hyponyms

    * push mower, riding mower