from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A tufted perennial grass (Sporobolus wrightii) of the southwest United States, used for pasture and hay in arid regions.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A tufted perennial grass grown in the southwestern United States and Mexico and used for hay and pasture in dry alkaline areas.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See zacaton.
American Spanish zacatón, from zacate, coarse grass, from Nahuatl zacatl, grass, straw.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)