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sacaton

noun sac·a·ton \ˈsa-kə-ˌtōn\

Definition of SACATON

:  a coarse perennial grass (Sporobolus wrightii) of the southwestern United States that is used for forage especially in alkaline soils
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Origin of SACATON

American Spanish zacatón, from zacate coarse grass, from Nahuatl zacatl
First Known Use: 1846

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