Definition of rupestrine in English:

rupestrine

adjective

  • Of vegetation: that grows on rocks or cliffs.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in John Abercrombie (1726–1806), horticulturist and writer. From scientific Latin rupestris + -ine.

Pronunciation

rupestrine

/ruːˈpɛstrʌɪn//ruːˈpɛstrɪn/