bluegrass definition

  • noun:
    • some of different grasses of the genus Poa, including numerous important yard and pasture flowers, like Kentucky bluegrass, also some weeds.
    • Music A type of folk music that started in the southern US, usually played on banjos and guitars and characterized by fast tempos and jazzlike improvisation.
    • Kentucky bluegrass, Poa pretensis.
    • a method of nation music with roots in Scots-Irish Appalachian folk music, blues, and jazz. Described as banjos, fiddles, and mandolins, but containing no drums.

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