Definition of Montane

1. Adjective. Of or inhabiting mountainous regions. "Montane flowers"

Partainyms: Mountain



Definition of Montane

1. Adjective. Mountainous; specifically, pertaining to the cool, moist upland slopes below the timberline. ¹

2. Noun. Flora and fauna of a montane habitat. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Montane

1. the lower vegetation belt of a mountain [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Montane

monstrousness
monstrousnesses
monstruosities
monstruosity
monstruous
mont
montadale
montadales
montage
montaged
montages
montaging
montagnard
montagnards
montan wax
montane (current term)
montanes
montanic
montanic acid
montanite
montanous
montant
montanto
montantos
montants
montaria
montarias
montbrayite
monte
monte-acid

Literary usage of Montane

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1. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"The temperate rain-forest of the montane region in rainy districts. ... Temperate rainforest in its montane region. Physiognomy and flora of its alpine ..."

2. Plant Indicators: The Relation of Plant Communities to Process and Practice by Frederic Edward Clements (1920)
"The subalpine climax resembles the montane one in its differentiation. This is obviously due to the practically complete separation of the Petran and ..."

3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (1915)
"A montane Rain-Forest,1 has supplied a notable contribution in this regard. ... Next comes 1 Shreve, Forrest, A montane Rain-Forest: A Contribution to the ..."

4. The Life of Lorenzo De' Medici, Called the Magnificent by William Roscoe (1796)
"... Di rami, e tronchi pien, montane prede. Appena e sufa a tempo la villana Pavida a aprir alle bestie la stalla; Porta il figlio, che piange nella zana; ..."

5. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"The number of montane habitats on each island was counted by considering woodland and chaparral biotic communities each as distinct habitats ..."

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