Definition of taiga noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtaɪɡə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtaɪɡə//
[singular, uncountable]
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forest that grows in wet ground in far northern regions of the earth the Siberian taiga Word Origin late 19th cent.: from Russian taĭga, from Mongolian.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: taiga