alpine
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alpine(
ahl
-
payn
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (geography)
a. alpino
She became an excellent alpine skier.Se convirtió en una excelente esquiadora alpina.
2. (botany)
a. alpestre
Alpine plants tend to be short in height with a deep taproot.Las plantas alpestres tienden a ser de poca altura y con una raíz primaria profunda.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (botany)
a. la planta alpestre
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Many alpines are evergreens.Muchas plantas alpestres son de hoja perenne.
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alpine
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. alpino(a)
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alpine [ˈælpaɪn]
adjective
alpino
noun
planta (f) alpestre
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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