noun. ['ˈmænˌgroʊv, ˈmæŋˌgroʊv'] 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.
- flowering tree
- Rhizophora mangle
- genus Rhizophora
Words that Rhyme with Mangrove
Example sentences of the word mangrove
1. Verb, base form
Glowing orange sunsets, shallow gulf waters and outstretched mangrove islands are signature features of Florida's western coastline.
2. Noun, singular or mass
You paddle through mangrove swamps to reach the bay in two-person kayaks.