What does bluegrass mean?

bluegrass meaning in Etymology Dictionary

additionally blue-grass, music style, 1958, in mention of the the Blue Grass Boys, country music musical organization 1940s-'50s, from "blue" grass (Poa pratensis) attribute of Kentucky, the lawn so-called from 1751. Kentucky has been known as the Bluegrass State since at least 1872; see blue (letter.) + grass.

bluegrass meaning in General Dictionary

a form of nation music played at an instant tempo on banjos and guitars

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  • a location in central Kentucky noted for its bluegrass and thoroughbred horses
  • any one of different grasses associated with genus Poa

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Sentence Examples with the word bluegrass

This is a very talented bunch playing mostly contemporary material with the odd traditional bluegrass tunes played in contemporary style.

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