Definition of taiga
: a moist subarctic forest dominated by conifers (such as spruce and fir) that begins where the tundra ends
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There’ll be rainforest, swamp, seasonal forest, forest, savanna, woods, taiga, desert, grassy desert and tundra.
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Origin and Etymology of taiga
First Known Use: 1888
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