Definition of Blue grass

1. Noun. Any of various grasses of the genus Poa.

Exact synonyms: Bluegrass
Generic synonyms: Grass
Group relationships: Genus Poa, Poa
Specialized synonyms: June Grass, Kentucky Blue, Kentucky Bluegrass, Kentucy Blue Grass, Poa Pratensis

Definition of Blue grass

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of bluegrass) ¹

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Medical Definition of Blue grass

1. A species of grass (Poa compressa) with bluish green stems, valuable in thin gravelly soils; wire grass. Kentucky blue grass, a species of grass (Poa pratensis) which has running rootstocks and spreads rapidly. It is valuable as a pasture grass, as it endures both winter and drought better than other kinds, and is very nutritious. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blue Grass

blue films
blue flag
blue flash
blue flashes
blue fleabane
blue flu
blue flyer
blue fox
blue foxes
blue funk
blue giant
blue giants
blue goose
blue grama
blue green
blue greens
blue gum
blue gums
blue heeler
blue heelers
blue hen-hawk
blue hole
blue holes
blue hour
blue hours
blue jack
blue jasmine
blue jay

Literary usage of Blue grass

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1903)
"You get a start, but the blue grass pasture does not come quickly into profitable nse. Yon can sow clover with the blue grass, and where the conditions are ..."

2. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1892)
"The blue grass alone is not the most profitable pasturage. It don't furnish as much feed as orchard or mixed grasses. I don't want to occupy all the time. ..."

3. The Book of Grasses: An Illustrated Guide to the Common Grasses, and the by Mary Francis Baker (1912)
"June Grass, as this species is often called, is really a more appropriate name than Blue-grass, as the plants lack the deep blue-green colour which ..."

4. Bulletin by United States Weather Bureau (1905)
"KENTUCKY blue grass. The germination of Kentucky blue-grass seed (Poa ... Again, in 1880 a specimen of blue grass from the same locality would not sprout in ..."

5. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"Texas blue-grass has been tested at many of the ex- pe.riment stations, ... It makes rather more growth than Kentucky blue-grass, and being more bunchy in ..."

6. The German Element in the United States by Albert Bernhardt Faust (1909)
"These statistics furnish a most convincing proof that the central and western areas of the blue grass Region were settled very early by Germans. ..."

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