Definition of "zacaton" []

  • A coarse grass that grows in bunches and is found in Mexico and south-western USA, esp the species Sporobolus and Epicampes (noun)
  • Alternative spelling of sacaton. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "zacaton" in a sentence
  • "The posse lay down in the zacaton and waited for morning."
  • "The dusty miles spun out behind them as they covered white sunbaked levels, cut across rough hillsides of rubble, dipped into sandy washes, and wound forward through wastes of cactus and zacaton."
  • "The last entries were zacate limon, zacaton, zebra grass, and zinyamunga (which meant ` elephant grass, though it sounded like a college yell)."