What does the word mangrove mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Prescott, William Hickling
  3. But we won't find any mangrove swamp to trouble us. – Dick in the Everglades by A. W. Dimock