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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Trees and shrubs that usually form dense jungles along tropical seacoasts.

Usage examples (7)
  • These include Rhizophoraceae with Rhizophora harrisoni, R.
  • All the most common trees belong to the family Rhizophoraceae and tend to reach heights of 6-24 m.
  • Unlike the latter, the Rhizophoraceae are of only minor importance and the dominant species are sundri Heritiera fomes, from which the Sundarbans takes its name, and...
  • "Mangrove: Any of certain shrubs and trees, of the families Rhizophoraceae, Verbenaceae, Sonneratiaceae, and Arecaceae (Palmae) that grow in dense thickets or forests... for more
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