elfin forest

elfin woodland

noun

the zone of stunted wind-blown trees growing at high altitudes just above the timberline on tropical mountainsAlso called: krummholz

Nearby words

  1. elevsís,
  2. elf,
  3. elf owl,
  4. elf-cup,
  5. elfin,
  6. elfinwood,
  7. elfish,
  8. elfishly,
  9. elfland,
  10. elflock

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