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1sprig

noun \ˈsprig\

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

Full Definition of SPRIG

1
a :  a small shoot :  twig <a sprig of parsley>
b :  a small division of grass used for propagation
2
a :  heir
b :  youth
c :  a small specimen
3
:  an ornament resembling a sprig, stemmed flower, or leaf
4
:  a small headless nail :  brad
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Origin of SPRIG

Middle English sprigge
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with SPRIG

2sprig

transitive verb
spriggedsprig·ging

Definition of SPRIG

1
:  to drive sprigs or brads into
2
:  to mark or adorn with the representation of plant sprigs
3
:  to propagate (a grass) by means of stolons or small divisions

First Known Use of SPRIG

1713
SPRIG Defined for Kids

sprig

noun \ˈsprig\

Definition of SPRIG for Kids

:  a small shoot or twig

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