Definition of sacaton
: a coarse perennial grass (Sporobolus wrightii) of the southwestern United States that is used for forage especially in alkaline soils
Origin and Etymology of sacaton
American Spanish zacatón, from zacate coarse grass, from Nahuatl zacatl
First Known Use: 1846
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