[ al-pes-trin ]
/ ælˈpɛs trɪn /
DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?
"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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Words nearby alpestrine
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British Dictionary definitions for alpestrine
/ (ælˈpɛstrɪn) /
(of plants) growing at high altitudes; subalpine
Word Origin for alpestrine
C19: from Medieval Latin alpestris, from Latin Alpēs the Alps
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