krummholz


krumm·holz

noun \ˈkrm-ˌhōlts\
plural krummholz

Definition of KRUMMHOLZ

:  stunted forest characteristic of timberline

Origin of KRUMMHOLZ

German, from krumm crooked + Holz wood
First Known Use: 1903

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