1. Of or pertaining to a mountain or mountains; growing or living on a mountain; found on or peculiar to mountains; among mountains; as, a mountain torrent; mountain pines; mountain goats; mountain air; mountain howitzer.

2. Like a mountain; mountainous; vast; very great. "The high, the mountain majesty of worth.

<zoology>" (Byron) Mountain anthelope, the goral.

<botany> Mountain ash, a ground pigeon of Jamaica, of the genus Geotrygon.

(01 Mar 1998)