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Date: 1300-1400
Origin: Perhaps from Low German sprick 'small thin branch'

sprig

noun
     
Related topics: Plants
sprig [countable]
HBP a small stem or part of a branch with leaves or flowers on it
sprig of
a sprig of parsley

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