krummholz

noun
krumm·​holz | \ ˈkru̇m-ˌhōlts How to pronounce krummholz (audio) \
plural krummholz

Definition of krummholz

: stunted forest characteristic of timberline

First Known Use of krummholz

1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for krummholz

German, from krumm crooked + Holz wood

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