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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - 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.

Usage examples (30)
  • With its legs buried underwater, the mangrove is a case study in evolutionary biology.
  • They cut it in thin strips and hung it over the fire of the black mangrove, which is one of the smokiest woods on earth.
  • Also, currently productive coastal areas (such as mangrove forests) should be managed and restored, not converted to other uses.
  • Professor ANDY NYMAN (LSU): This is a black mangrove. for more
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