submontane

[suhb-mon-teyn]
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adjective

under or beneath a mountain or mountains.
at or near the foot of mountains.
pertaining or belonging to the lower slopes of mountains.

Nearby words

  1. subminimum wage,
  2. submiss,
  3. submission,
  4. submissive,
  5. submit,
  6. submucosa,
  7. submucosal plexus,
  8. submultiple,
  9. subnasion,
  10. subnet

Origin of submontane

1810–20; < Late Latin submontānus; see sub-, montane

Related formssub·mon·tane·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for submontane

submontane

adjective

situated on or characteristic of the lower slopes of a mountain
beneath a mountain or mountain range
Derived Formssubmontanely, adverb

Word Origin for submontane

C19: from Latin sub- + mōns mountain

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