Montane meaning

mŏn-tān, mŏntān
Of, growing in, or inhabiting mountain areas.
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Of or designating a cool, moist ecological zone usually located near the timberline and usually dominated by evergreen trees.
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Mountainous; specifically, pertaining to the cool, moist upland slopes below the timberline.
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Flora and fauna of a montane habitat.
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Origin of montane

  • Latin montānus from mōns mont- mountain men-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin montānus (“mountainous").

    From Wiktionary