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

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


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


(ˈmɒn teɪn)
1. pertaining to, growing in, or inhabiting mountainous regions.
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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Geologic Effects on Montane Longleaf Pine (Pinus palustris) Ecosystems.
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Located at about 100m from an advanced secondary successional stage of a lower montane rain forest, a major propagule source.
Katz y Stotland (1959), citado en Albarracin, Johnson, Zanna y Kumkale (2005) y, mas recientemente, Arnau (2010), Bohner y Wanke (2002), Erwin (2001), Johnson, Maio y Smith-McLallen (2005) y Montane, Jariot y Rodriguez (2007), aceptan que las actitudes son predisposiciones a actuar de una determinada manera a partir de respuestas que podrian ser de caracter afectivo, cognitivo y conductual, siendo estos tres elementos, interrelacionados, los que configuran la actitud.