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Definition: Avicennia nitida
, n. [Malay manggi-manggi.]
1. (Bot.) The name of one or two trees of the genus
, and Rhizophora mucronata
, the last doubtfully distinct) inhabiting muddy
shores of tropical regions, where they spread by emitting
a["e]rial roots, which fasten in the saline mire and
eventually become new stems. The seeds also send down a
strong root while yet attached to the parent plant.
Note: The fruit has a ruddy brown shell, and a delicate white
pulp which is sweet and eatable. The bark is
astringent, and is used for tanning leather. The black
and the white mangrove (Avicennia nitida
) have much the same habit.
2. (Zo["o]l.) The mango fish.