Alpīnus, a, um,
adj. id., of or pertaining to the Alps, Alpine: rigor, Ov. M. 14, 794: nives, Verg. E. 19, 47: Padus, which rises among the Alps, Valgius ap. Serv. ad Verg. A. 11, 457: gentes, dwelling upon the Alps, Alpine people, Liv. 21, 43: Alpinus hostis, the Gauls who crossed the Alps and invaded Italy, Ov. F. 6, 358: Alpini mures, marmots, Plin. 8, 37, 55, § 132.
—Horace, on account of a bombastic line of the poet M. Furius Bibaculus, in relation to the Alps (Juppiter hibernas canā nive conspuit Alpes), calls him jestingly Alpinus, S. 1, 10, 36; cf. id. 2, 5, 41; Weich. Poet. Latin. 334 sq.