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Alpine (adj.)

"of the Alps," early 15c., from Latin Alpinus; see Alp. Other adjectives were Alpish (1590s), Alpian (c. 1600), Alpsian (c. 1600). With a small a-, "pertaining to very high mountains," 1845.

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Definitions of Alpine
1
alpine (adj.)
relating to or characteristic of alps;
alpine sports
alpine (adj.)
living or growing above the timber line;
alpine flowers
2
Alpine (adj.)
relating to the Alps and their inhabitants;
From wordnet.princeton.edu