annual bluegrass

variants: or annual meadowgrass

Definition of annual bluegrass

: an annual European grass (Poa annua) of wide distribution introduced into North America where it is often a weed especially in lawns

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First Known Use of annual bluegrass

1762, in the meaning defined above

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“Annual bluegrass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2022.

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