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mon·tane

 (mŏn-tān′, mŏn′tān′)
adj.
Of, growing in, or inhabiting mountain areas.

[Latin montānus, from mōns, mont-, mountain; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

montane

(ˈmɒnteɪn)
adj
(Physical Geography) of or inhabiting mountainous regions: a montane flora.
[C19: from Latin montānus, from mons mountain]

mon•tane

(ˈmɒn teɪn)
adj.
1. pertaining to, growing in, or inhabiting mountainous regions.
n.
2. the lower vegetation belt on mountains.
[1860–65; < Latin montānus=mont- (s. of mōns) mount2 + -ānus -ane]
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Adj.1.montane - of or inhabiting mountainous regions; "montane flowers"
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