Variant of jungle
- land in a wet, tropical region, usually with large trees, dense underbrush, and a hot climate
- any confused, tangled growth, collection, etc.
- ☆ Slang a hobos' camp
- ☆ Slang a place or situation in which people engage in ruthless competition or in a struggle for survival
Origin: Hindi jangal, desert forest, jungle from Sanskrit jaṅgala, wasteland, desert
- jungly adjective
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