Definition of sprangletop
1 : a tall perennial rhizomatous grass (Scolochloa festucacea) that is widely distributed in wetlands and shallow water of northerly parts of the northern hemisphere and is a minor forage grass
2 : a grass of the genus Leptochloa; especially : an erect wiry perennial grass (L. dubia) of the southern U.S. and southward to Argentina that is locally important for forage and hay
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