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noun: Stunted trees near the timber line on a mountain.
From German, from krumm (crooked) + Holz (wood). Earliest documented use: 1908.
“Contorted spiky krummholz and tangled alder grew close to the water’s edge.”
Julian May; Jack the Bodiless; Del Rey; 1991.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:A man that is ashamed of passions that are natural and reasonable is generally proud of those that are shameful and silly. -Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, author (26 May 1689-1762)