mangrove: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mang'grōv, man'-), [key]
— 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.
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