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 for mown
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mown \Mown\, p. p. & a.
     Cut down by mowing, as grass; deprived of grass by mowing;
     as, a mown field.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mow \Mow\ (m[=o]), v. t. [imp. Mowed (m[=o]d); p. p. Mowed
     or Mown (m[=o]n); p. pr. & vb. n. Mowing.] [OE. mowen,
     mawen, AS. m[=a]wan; akin to D. maaijen, G. m[aum]hen, OHG.
     m[=a]jan, Dan. meie, L. metere to reap, mow, Gr. 'ama^n. Cf.
     Math, Mead a meadow, Meadow.]
     1. To cut down, as grass, with a scythe or machine.
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     2. To cut the grass from; as, to mow a meadow.
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     3. To cut down; to cause to fall in rows or masses, as in
        mowing grass; -- with down; as, a discharge of grapeshot
        mows down whole ranks of men.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  mown
      adj 1: (used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand
             implement or machine; "the smell of newly mown hay" [syn:
             mown, cut] [ant: uncut, unmown]

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