garigue

noun
ga·​rigue | \ gə-ˈrēg How to pronounce garigue (audio) \

Definition of garigue

: a low open scrubland with many evergreen shrubs, low trees, aromatic herbs, and bunchgrasses found in poor or dry soil in the Mediterranean region

First Known Use of garigue

1896, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for garigue

French

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“Garigue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/garigue. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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