• Definition for "bluestem"
    • any one of a few chiefly North American…
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  • Sentence for "bluestem"
    • A native American prairie grass, little…
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bluestem definition

  • noun:
    • any one of a few chiefly North American grasses of genera Andropogon, Bothriochloa, and Schizachyrium, a number of which are essential prairie grasses.
    • Any of various grasses, including small bluestem and huge bluestem.
    • tall grass with smooth bluish leaf sheaths grown for hay in Western U.S.
    • title of some coarse but of use grasses in america, mainly Andropogon furcatus east of Rocky Mountains, and Agropyrum glaucum further westward.
    • tall lawn with smooth bluish leaf sheaths grown for hay in america
    • tall lawn with smooth bluish leaf sheaths cultivated for hay in the United States
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