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montane

[mon-teyn] /ˈmɒn teɪn/ Ecology
adjective
1.
pertaining to, growing in, or inhabiting mountainous regions.
noun
2.
the lower vegetation belt on mountains.
Origin of montane
1860-1865
1860-65; < Latin montānus, equivalent to mont- (stem of mōns) mount2 + -ānus -ane
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montane

/ˈmɒnteɪn/
adjective
1.
of or inhabiting mountainous regions: a montane flora
Word Origin
C19: from Latin montānus, from monsmountain
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