montane

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adjective mon·tane \ ˌmän-ˈtān , ˈmän-ˌ \

Definition of montane

1 :of, relating to, growing in, or being the biogeographic zone of relatively moist cool upland slopes below timberline dominated by large coniferous trees
2 :of, relating to, or made up of montane plants or animals

Origin and Etymology of montane

Latin montanus of a mountain — more at mountain


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