Definition of Caatinga

1. n. A forest composed of stunted trees and thorny bushes, found in areas of small rainfall in Brazil.

Definition of Caatinga

1. Noun. A sparse, thorny wooded area of northeastern Brazil containing drought-resistant trees. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Caatinga

1. a low forest in Brazil [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caatinga

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c strand
c u l8r
ca'n't
ca-ca
ca.
caa
caaed
caaing
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caas
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cab drivers
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Literary usage of Caatinga

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1. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"Thorn-bushland (caatinga) of Brazil. Thorn-bushland on the limestone hills in Minas Geraes. 3. Tropical Grassland Formations, i. ..."

2. Brazil by Errol Lincoln Uys (2000)
"Many companies were beginning to return fire, peppering the caatinga with shots. ... Some poor fools bolted blindly into the caatinga, where a dozen arms ..."

3. The Fragile Tropics of Latin America: Sustainable Management of Changing by Toshie Nishizawa, Juha I. Uitto (1995)
"The area covered by the potential caatinga stand is about 930000 km2. It is assumed today that only about one-fourth of the potential caatinga stand still ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1916)
"The typical vegetation on the crystalline area is a scattered growth of low trees and brush of small root development, called caatinga. caatinga forests ..."

5. The Cactaceae: Descriptions and Illustrations of Plants of the Cactus Family by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Joseph Nelson Rose (1920)
"Type locality: In the caatinga of Bahia, Brazil. Distribution: Common in the caatinga of Bahia. Illustration: Monatsschr. ..."

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