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alpine

1. (of plants) growing on mountains, esp above the limit for tree growth
2. connected with or used in mountaineering in medium-sized glaciated mountain areas such as the Alps
3. Skiing of or relating to racing events on steep prepared slopes, such as the slalom and downhill
4. a plant that is native or suited to alpine conditions

alpine

[′al‚pīn]
(ecology)
Any plant native to mountain peaks or boreal regions.
(geology)
Similar to or characteristic of a lofty mountain or mountain system.
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