alpestrine

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al·pes·trine

 (ăl-pĕs′trĭn)
adj.
Growing at high altitudes; alpine or subalpine.

[From Medieval Latin alpestris, from Latin Alpēs, the Alps.]

alpestrine

(ælˈpɛstrɪn)
adj
(Botany) (of plants) growing at high altitudes; subalpine
[C19: from Medieval Latin alpestris, from Latin Alpēs the Alps]
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Adj.1.alpestrine - growing at high altitudesalpestrine - growing at high altitudes    
highland, upland - used of high or hilly country
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