krummholz

noun
krumm·holz | \ˈkru̇m-ˌhōlts \
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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