Definition of bluegrass in English:

bluegrass

Syllabification: blue·grass
Pronunciation: /ˈblo͞oˌgras
 
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noun

  • 1 (also Kentucky bluegrass) A bluish-green grass that was introduced into North America from northern Europe. It is widely grown for fodder, especially in Kentucky and Virginia. See also meadow grass.
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    • In this region, cool-season grasses such as fine fescue, Kentucky bluegrass and turf-type perennial ryegrass thrive.
    • Lawns composed of cool-season grasses such as Kentucky bluegrass and tall fescue are best aerified in the fall, when there is less heat stress and danger of invasion by weedy annuals.
    • Most lawns contain a mixture of Kentucky bluegrass and rye grasses from Europe, which are not really suited to the climate here.
  • 2A kind of country music influenced by jazz and blues and characterized by virtuosic playing of banjos and guitars and high-pitched, close-harmony vocals.
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    • He moved to Memphis, birthplace of rockabilly, an earthy blend of country music, bluegrass, blues, gospel and swing jazz, hoping to break into the local music scene.
    • Traditional music and country music, especially bluegrass, were his special loves
    • And, if you're interested in a musical tie-in with this crowd, check out the reggae, bluegrass, and folk music scenes.

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