Kentucky bluegrass

Ken·​tucky bluegrass | \ kən-ˈtə-kē- How to pronounce Kentucky bluegrass (audio) \

Definition of Kentucky bluegrass

: an Old World pasture and meadow grass (Poa pratensis) naturalized in North America and often used in lawns

called also bluegrass

First Known Use of Kentucky bluegrass

1849, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Kentucky bluegrass

Kentucky, state of U.S.

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The first known use of Kentucky bluegrass was in 1849

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“Kentucky bluegrass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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