noun tai·ga \ˈtī-gə\

Definition of taiga

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

Origin and Etymology of taiga

Russian taĭga

First Known Use: 1888

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