Associations to the word «Mangrove»


MANGROVE, noun. Any of various tropical evergreen trees or shrubs that grow in shallow coastal water.
MANGROVE, noun. A habitat with such plants; mangrove forest; mangrove swamp.
MANGROVE, noun. Plants of the Rhizophoraceae family.
MANGROVE, noun. Trees of the genus Rhizophora.

Dictionary definition

MANGROVE, noun. A tropical tree or shrub bearing fruit that germinates while still on the tree and having numerous prop roots that eventually form an impenetrable mass and are important in land building.

Wise words

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