Sacaton definitions

săk'ə-tōn'
Either of two perennial grasses of western North America (Sporobolus wrightii or S. airoides), used for forage.
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A coarse native grass (Sporobolus wrightii), used for hay or pasture on dry ranges in the SW U.S. and Mexico.
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A tufted perennial grass grown in the southwestern United States and Mexico and used for hay and pasture in dry alkaline areas.
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Origin of sacaton

American Spanish zacatón from zacate coarse grass from Nahuatl zacatl grass, straw