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American English: /sprɪɡ/
British English: /sprɪɡ/

Translation of sprig in Spanish:


  • ramito (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • To remove a leaf from its sprig, Patten grasped it gently by the stalk and pulled it back towards the branch of the limb to prevent tree damage.
    • In 1984 Depue planted a dozen sprigs at Jacob's Fork, a mined mountain that had lain dormant for 20 years in McDowell County.
    • By the time they leave, they've planted more than 300 sprigs.

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