noun tai·ga \ˈtī-gə\

Definition of TAIGA

:  a moist subarctic forest dominated by conifers (as spruce and fir) that begins where the tundra ends

Origin of TAIGA

Russian taĭga
First Known Use: 1888

Other Ecology Terms

Malthusian, anthropogenic, biomass, carbon footprint, crepuscular, niche, sere, symbiosis, tundra


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