bluestem

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blue·stem

noun \ˈblü-ˌstem\

Definition of BLUESTEM

1
:  a tall North American grass (Andropogon gerardii syn. A. furcatus) that has smooth bluish leaf sheaths and slender spikes borne in pairs or clusters, is a dominant grass of the originally tallgrass prairies, and is used for hay and forage —called also big bluestem — compare sand bluestem

First Known Use of BLUESTEM

circa 1852

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