mangrove

Part of speech: noun

A tropical tree of low coasts.

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Usage examples "mangrove":

  1. Winthrope was wakened by a touch of Blake's foot, and all three were soon walking away from the seashore, just within the shady border of the mangrove wood. - "Into the Primitive", Robert Ames Bennet.
  2. The margin of the shore was fringed with a deep belt of mangrove- trees, the long roots of which, interlacing one another, formed a kind of submarine lattice- work that made the place difficult of approach. - "History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas", Prescott, William Hickling.
  3. But we won't find any mangrove swamp to trouble us. - "Dick in the Everglades", A. W. Dimock.