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Wordnet 3.0


1. growing at high altitudes;
[syn: alpestrine, subalpine]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Alpestrine \Al*pes"trine\, a. [L. Alpestris.] 1. Pertaining to the Alps, or other high mountains; as, Alpestrine diseases, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Growing on the elevated parts of mountains, but not above the timber line; subalpine. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

alpestrine adj 1: growing at high altitudes [syn: alpestrine, subalpine]