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sprig

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noun \ˈsprig\

Simple Definition of sprig

  • : a small twig or stem that has leaves or flowers on it

Full Definition of sprig

  1. 1a :  a small shoot :  twig <a sprig of parsley>b :  a small division of grass used for propagation

  2. 2a :  heirb :  youthc :  a small specimen

  3. 3 :  an ornament resembling a sprig, stemmed flower, or leaf

  4. 4 :  a small headless nail :  brad

Origin of sprig

Middle English sprigge


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with sprig


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sprig

transitive verb

Definition of sprig

spriggedsprig·ging

  1. 1 :  to drive sprigs or brads into

  2. 2 :  to mark or adorn with the representation of plant sprigs

  3. 3 :  to propagate (a grass) by means of stolons or small divisions



1713

First Known Use of sprig

1713


SPRIG Defined for Kids

sprig

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noun \ˈsprig\

Definition of sprig

  1. :  a small shoot or twig




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