bluegrass

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blue·grass

noun \-ˌgras\

: a type of traditional American music that is played on stringed instruments (such as banjos and fiddles)

Full Definition of BLUEGRASS

1
:  any of several grasses (genus Poa) of which some have bluish-green culms; especially :  kentucky bluegrass
2
[from the Blue Grass Boys, performing group, from Bluegrass state, nickname of Kentucky] :  country music played on unamplified stringed instruments (as banjo, fiddle, guitar, and mandolin) and characterized by free improvisation and close usually high-pitched harmony

First Known Use of BLUEGRASS

1751

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