See also: Mangrove

EnglishEdit

 
A red mangrove growing in shallow water (Rhizophora mangle)

EtymologyEdit

Circa 1610, corruption of earlier mangrow by folk etymology influence of grove, from Portuguese mangue, from Spanish mangle (or directly from Spanish), from a Caribbean language, possibly Taíno, another Arawakan language, or a Cariban language.[1][2][3]

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NounEdit

mangrove (plural mangroves)

  1. Any of various tropical evergreen trees or shrubs that grow in shallow coastal water.
  2. A habitat with such plants; mangrove forest; mangrove swamp.
  3. Plants of the Rhizophoraceae family.
  4. Trees of the genus Rhizophora.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ mangrove” in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.
  2. ^ mangrove” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2020.
  3. ^ mangrove” in Stuart Berg Flexner, editor in chief, Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2nd rev. and updated edition, New York, N.Y.: Random House, 1993, →ISBN; reproduced on Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.

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FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑŋro̞ʋe̞/
  • Hyphenation: man‧gro‧ve

NounEdit

mangrove

  1. mangrove (tropical tree or shrub of any taxon that grows on waterlogged brackish soils)

DeclensionEdit

  • Also mangroveiden is often used for genitive plural.
Inflection of mangrove (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative mangrove mangrovet
genitive mangroven mangrovejen
partitive mangrovea mangroveja
illative mangroveen mangroveihin
singular plural
nominative mangrove mangrovet
accusative nom. mangrove mangrovet
gen. mangroven
genitive mangroven mangrovejen
mangroveinrare
partitive mangrovea mangroveja
inessive mangrovessa mangroveissa
elative mangrovesta mangroveista
illative mangroveen mangroveihin
adessive mangrovella mangroveilla
ablative mangrovelta mangroveilta
allative mangrovelle mangroveille
essive mangrovena mangroveina
translative mangroveksi mangroveiksi
instructive mangrovein
abessive mangrovetta mangroveitta
comitative mangroveineen
Possessive forms of mangrove (type nalle)
possessor singular plural
1st person mangroveni mangrovemme
2nd person mangrovesi mangrovenne
3rd person mangrovensa

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From earlier mangrore, borrowed from English mangrove.

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NounEdit

mangrove f (plural mangroves)

  1. A mangrove forest.

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

mangrove f

  1. plural of mangrova

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Mangrove

EtymologyEdit

From English mangrove

NounEdit

mangrove m (definite singular mangroven, indefinite plural mangrover, definite plural mangrovene)

  1. mangrove (tree or forest)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

EtymologyEdit

From English mangrove

NounEdit

mangrove m (definite singular mangroven, indefinite plural mangrovar, definite plural mangrovane)

  1. mangrove (tree or forest)

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