Kentucky bluegrass
noun Etymology: Kentucky, state of United States Date: 1849 an Old World pasture and meadow grass (Poa pratensis) naturalized in America — called also bluegrass

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  • Kentucky bluegrass — n. a bluegrass (Poa pratensis) native to Eurasia, now widely grown in the U.S. as a lawn and pasture grass …   English World dictionary

  • Kentucky bluegrass — pievinė miglė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, pašarinis augalas (Poa pratensis), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje, Europoje, Azijoje ir Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Poa pratensis angl. Kentucky bluegrass;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Kentucky bluegrass — noun valuable meadow and pasture grass in Europe and especially central United States having tall stalks and slender bright green leaves; a chief constituent in lawn grass mixtures • Syn: ↑Kentucky blue, ↑Kentucy blue grass, ↑June grass, ↑Poa… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kentucky bluegrass — a grass, Poa pratensis, of the Mississippi valley, used for pasturage and lawns. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • Kentucky bluegrass — Kentuck′y blue′grass n. pln a grass, Poa pratensis, of the Mississippi valley, used for pasturage and lawns • Etymology: 1840–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • Bluegrass — refers to several species of grasses of the genus Poa (with the most famous being the Kentucky bluegrass)The term has also been applied to various things that relate to the region in which the grass grows: *Bluegrass region, a region of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Kentucky — This article is about the Commonwealth of Kentucky. For other uses, see Kentucky (disambiguation). Commonwealth of Kentucky …   Wikipedia

  • Kentucky — Kentuckian, adj., n. /keuhn tuk ee/, n. 1. a state in the E central United States. 3,661,433; 40,395 sq. mi. (104,625 sq. km). Cap.: Frankfort. Abbr.: KY (for use with zip code), Ken., Ky. 2. a river flowing NW from E Kentucky to the Ohio River.… …   Universalium

  • Kentucky — Mancomunidad de Kentucky Commonwealth of Kentucky Estado de los Estados Unidos …   Wikipedia Español

  • Bluegrass region — The Bluegrass Region is a region of the United States, mostly in northern Kentucky, containing a majority of the state s population. The region is centered on USCity|Lexington|Kentucky, with other major metropolitan areas including… …   Wikipedia

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