mangrove family
mangrove family mangrove family n. A natural family ({Rhizophoraceae}) of trees and shrubs that usually form dense jungles along tropical seacoasts. It includes the mangrove {Rhizophora Mangle}. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

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  • mangrove family — noun trees and shrubs that usually form dense jungles along tropical seacoasts • Syn: ↑Rhizophoraceae, ↑family Rhizophoraceae • Hypernyms: ↑dicot family, ↑magnoliopsid family • Member Holonyms: ↑Myrtales, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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