Bluegrass



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

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John Grisham’s First Short Story: Part Two John Grisham October 25, 2009
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Historical Examples

Sunlight Patch Credo Fitch Harris
The Army Mule and Other War Sketches Henry A. Castle
Natural History of the Prairie Vole (Mammalian Genus Microtus) E. W. Jameson
Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 12, March 22, 1884 Various
The Law of Hemlock Mountain Hugh Lundsford

noun
any of several North American bluish-green grasses of the genus Poa, esp P. pratensis (Kentucky bluegrass), grown for forage
a type of folk music originating in Kentucky, characterized by a simple harmonized accompaniment
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