See also: blue grass and Bluegrass
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blue + grass, from the bluish appearance of the massed grass in late Spring.
bluegrass (countable and uncountable, plural bluegrasses)
- annual bluegrass (Poa annua)
- Australian bluegrass (Andropogon sericeus)
- big bluegrass (Poa ampla)
- bulbous bluegrass (Poa bulbosa)
- California bluegrass (Poa fendleriana)
- Canada bluegrass (Poa compressa)
- English bluegrass (Poa compressa)
- fowl bluegrass (Poa palustris)
- Kentucky bluegrass (Poa pratensis)
- Merion bluegrass
- mutton bluegrass (Poa fendleriana)
- Nevada bluegrass (Poa nevadensis)
- rough bluegrass (Poa trivialis)
- rough-stalked bluegrass (Poa trivialis)
- Sandberg bluegrass (Poa secunda)
- Shenendoah bluegrass (Poa pratensis)
- Texas bluegrass (Poa arachnifera)
- wood bluegrass (Poa nemoralis)
- Sandberg's bluegrass
- Wheeler's bluegrass
type of grass
- Poa pratensis on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- Poa pratensis on Wikispecies.Wikispecies
- Poa pratensis on Wikimedia Commons.Wikimedia Commons
From the band Blue Grass Boys, led by Bill Monroe; bluegrass is first attested in print in reference to the genre of music in 1956.
- (music, uncountable) A subgenre of country music with roots in Scots-Irish Appalachian folk music, blues, and jazz and characterized by banjos, fiddles, acoustic guitars, dobros, and mandolins; but containing no drums, electric guitars, pianos or other keyboard or wind instruments.
style of country music
- bluegrass at OneLook Dictionary Search
- 2001. The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: North America. Garland Publishing. Ellen Koskoff (Ed.) Pgs. 158-159.
Unadapted borrowing from English bluegrass.
bluegrass m (uncountable)
- bluegrass (a style of country music)