alpine

See also: Alpine

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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.)

Derived termsEdit

  • alpine pasqueflower
  • alpine marmot

TranslationsEdit

big nuts

NounEdit

alpine (plural alpines)

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

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FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

alpine

  1. feminine form of alpin

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

alpine f

  1. Feminine plural form of alpino

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

alpīne

  1. vocative masculine singular of alpīnus
Last modified on 3 March 2014, at 18:34