|1.||of or relating to high mountains|
|2.||(of plants) growing on mountains, esp above the limit for tree growth|
|3.||connected with or used in mountaineering in medium-sized glaciated mountain areas such as the Alps|
|4.||skiing Compare nordic of or relating to racing events on steep prepared slopes, such as the slalom and downhill|
|5.||a plant that is native or suited to alpine conditions|
|alpine (āl-pĭn) Pronunciation Key
Resembling or characteristic of the European Alps or any other high mountain system, especially one that has been shaped by intense glacial erosion.