[ kroom-hohlts ]
/ ˈkrʊm hoʊlts /
noun, plural krumm·holz.
a forest of stunted trees near the timber line on a mountain.
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British Dictionary definitions for krummholz
Word Origin for krummholz
C20: from German krumm bent + Holz wood
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