Etymology
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sprig (n.)

"shoot, twig or spray of a plant, shrub," c. 1400, probably related to Old English spræc "shoot, twig," a word of obscure origin.

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Definitions of sprig

sprig (n.)
a small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division); usually applied to branches of the current or preceding year;
Synonyms: branchlet / twig
sprig (n.)
an ornament that resembles a spray of leaves or flowers;
From wordnet.princeton.edu