Meaning of MANGROVE in English
■ noun a tree or shrub which grows in muddy, chiefly tropical, coastal swamps and has tangled roots that grow above ground and form dense thickets. [ Rhizophora , Avicennia , and other genera.]
C17: prob. from Port. mangue , Sp. mangle , from Taino; prob. also assoc. with grove .
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