zacaton

noun zac·a·ton \ˈzakəˌtōn, ˈsa-\

Definition of zacaton

plural

-s

  1. :  any of several grasses with tough wiry stems native to or cultivated in arid or dry regions of the U.S. and adjacent Mexico: such as a :  broomroot b :  guinea grass 1 c :  either of two Mexican grasses (Epicampes stricta and Festuca amplissima) d :  sacaton

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Origin and Etymology of zacaton

American Spanish zacatón — more at sacaton


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