a region in central Kentucky, famous for its horse farms and fields of bluegrass.
Kentucky (used as a nickname).
any grass of the genus Poa, as the Kentucky bluegrass, P. pratensis, having dense tufts of bluish-green blades and creeping rhizomes. country music that is polyphonic in character and is played on unamplified stringed instruments, with emphasis especially on the solo banjo. the Bluegrass. Bluegrass Region. Contemporary Examples McConnell Easily Wins GOP Kentucky Senate Primary […]
a color about midway between blue and green in the spectrum. Historical Examples Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 5 Various A Color Notation Albert H. Munsell The Firing Line Robert W. Chambers A Man of Two Countries Alice Harriman Stories That End Well Octave Thanet The Dust Flower Basil King Breaking Point James […]
a widely distributed group of predominantly photosynthetic prokaryotic organisms of the subkingdom Cyanophyta, resembling phototrophic bacteria, occurring singly or in colonies in diverse habitats: some species can fix atmospheric nitrogen. Historical Examples Birds from North Borneo Max C. Thompson plural noun the former name for cyanobacteria