Definition of sparrow grass in English:

sparrow grass

Line breaks: spar|row grass

noun

Dialect term for asparagus.
More example sentences
  • It is spring, blossoms are everywhere and we are waiting for tiny sparrow grass shoots to pop up on the banks.

Origin

mid 17th century: corruption (by folk etymology) of obsolete sparagus 'asparagus'.

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