Meaning of MANGROVE in English
/mang"grohv, man"-/ , n.
1. any tropical tree or shrub of the genus Rhizophora, the species of which are mostly low trees growing in marshes or tidal shores, noted for their interlacing above-ground adventitious roots.
2. any of various similar plants.
[ 1605-15; alter. (by folk etymology) of earlier mangrow
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012