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Definition:
Pertaining to the environment of large flowering shrubs or trees growing
in dense thickets or forests along muddy or silty tropical coasts.
 


Reference:
Adapted from: Garrison, T. 1993. Oceanography, An Invitation to Marine Science.
Wadsworth Publishing Co. p. 522.