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Oxford dictionary definition of the word mangrove:
a tree or shrub which grows in tidal, chiefly tropical, coastal swamps, having numerous tangled roots that grow above ground and form dense thickets.
Genera in several families, in particular Rhizophora and related genera (family Rhizophoraceae), and Avicennia (family Verbenaceae or Avicenniaceae)
(also mangrove swamp) a tidal swamp which is dominated by mangroves.
early 17th century: probably from Portuguese mangue, Spanish mangle, from Taino. The change in the ending was due to association with grove