alpine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin alpinus, from Alpēs (The Alps). Cognates include French alpin.

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Adjective[edit]

alpine (comparative more alpine, superlative most alpine)

  1. Of, relating to, or inhabiting mountains, especially above the timber line
    alpine snows
  2. (skiing); of or relating to slalom and downhill skiing. (Compare Nordic.)

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Noun[edit]

alpine (plural alpines)

  1. Any of several plants, native to mountain habitats, often grown in a rock garden

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

alpine

  1. feminine form of alpin

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

alpine

  1. feminine plural of alpino

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Latin[edit]

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alpīne

  1. vocative masculine singular of alpīnus