alpine definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, relating to, or feature for the Alps or their residents.
    • Of or concerning large hills.
    • Biology life or growing on mountains above the timberline: alpine flowers.
    • Sports Intended for or concerned with mountaineering.
    • Sports Of or relating to competitive downhill race and slalom skiing occasions.
    • Of, concerning, or inhabiting mountains, particularly above the timber line
    • ; of or associated with slalom and downhill skiing. (Compare Nordic.)
    • Of, associated with, or characteristic of the Alps or their residents.
    • Of or concerning large hills.
    • Biology Living or developing on mountains above the timberline: alpine plants.
    • Sports Intended for or worried about mountaineering.
    • Sports Of or relating to competitive downhill racing and slalom skiing occasions.
    • Of, associated with, or inhabiting hills, specifically above the timber-line
    • ; of or relating to slalom and downhill skiing. (Compare Nordic.)
  • noun:
    • any one of several flowers, native to mountain habitats, usually grown in a rock garden
    • any one of several plants, indigenous to mountain habitats, frequently grown in a rock garden

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