The DICT Development Group

Search for:
Search type:

Database copyright information
Server information

3 definitions found
 for Blue grass
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Blue grass \Blue" grass`\ (Bot.)
     A species of grass ({Poa compressa) with bluish green stems,
     valuable in thin gravelly soils; wire grass.
     [1913 Webster]
     Kentucky+blue+grass,+a+species+of+grass+({Poa+pratensis">Kentucky blue grass, a species of grass ({Poa pratensis)
        which has running rootstocks and spreads rapidly. It is
        valuable as a pasture grass, as it endures both winter and
        drought better than other kinds, and is very nutritious.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  blue grass
      n 1: any of various grasses of the genus Poa [syn: bluegrass,
           blue grass]

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Blue Grass, IA -- U.S. city in Iowa
     Population (2000):    1169
     Housing Units (2000): 459
     Land area (2000):     2.693635 sq. miles (6.976483 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    2.693635 sq. miles (6.976483 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            07075
     Located within:       Iowa (IA), FIPS 19
     Location:             41.511915 N, 90.764984 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     52726
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Blue Grass, IA
      Blue Grass

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229