zacaton

noun

zac·​a·​ton
ˈzakəˌtōn,
ˈsa-
plural -s
: 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
c
: either of two Mexican grasses (Epicampes stricta and Festuca amplissima)
d

Word History

Etymology

American Spanish zacatón

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“Zacaton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zacaton. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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