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English definition of “mangrove”

mangrove

noun [C]     /ˈmæŋ.ɡrəʊv/ US  /-ɡroʊv/
a tropical tree, found near water, whose twisted roots grow partly above ground: a mangrove swampWater and marsh plants, bushes and trees
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