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Kentucky blue   /kəntˈəki blu/   Listen
Kentucky blue

noun
1.
Valuable meadow and pasture grass in Europe and especially central United States having tall stalks and slender bright green leaves; a chief constituent in lawn grass mixtures.  Synonyms: June grass, Kentucky bluegrass, Kentucy blue grass, Poa pratensis.






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"Kentucky blue" Quotes from Famous Books



... acre; the value of which, no doubt, was doubled by the mixture with the absorbents of the ammonia, which is so exceedingly volatile even when left for a few hours, is easily dissipated by the March winds. On this land, I had sown in October previous, clover, timothy, Kentucky blue grass, and Italian ray grass. My harvest has now been over, three weeks, and I have never had a finer stand of all these, even on our rich bottoms. The ray grass matured its seed, rather sooner than the wheat ...
— Guano - A Treatise of Practical Information for Farmers • Solon Robinson



Words linked to "Kentucky blue" :   Poa, bluegrass, genus Poa, blue grass



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