a coarse native grass (Sporobolus wrightii), used for hay or pasture on dry ranges in the SW U.S. and Mexico
Origin of sacatonAmerican Spanish zacatón ; from zacate: see zacatón
Either of two perennial grasses of western North America (Sporobolus wrightii or S. airoides), used for forage.
Origin of sacatonAmerican Spanish zacatón, from zacate, coarse grass, from Nahuatl zacatl, grass, straw.
(countable and uncountable, plural sacatons)