Complete Definition of "alpine"

English

Etymology
L. Alpinus > F. Alpes the Alps: compare with French Alpin.

Pronunciation
IPA: WEAE /Ëæl.paɪn/

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Of or pertaining to the Alps, or to any lofty mountain; as, Alpine snows; Alpine plants.
  2. Like the Alps; lofty. ``Gazing up an Alpine height.'' --Tennyson.


Italian

Adjective
alpine f

  1. Feminine plural form of alpino

Category:Italian adjective forms

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