treetop

noun
tree·​top | \ ˈtrē-ˌtäp How to pronounce treetop (audio) \

Definition of treetop

1 : the topmost part of a tree
2 treetops plural : the height or line marked by the tops of a group of trees

Examples of treetop in a Sentence

a view from the highest treetop
Recent Examples on the Web The spacious primary suite provides a treetop balcony and two separate luxury bathrooms and closets. Dallas News, "Little White House office highlights homes," 18 Sep. 2020 Through her binoculars, Merrick scanned every treetop for a sign of a nest. Anton L. Delgado, The Arizona Republic, "How a rare squirrel could reveal changes in a forest ecosystem damaged by wildfire," 4 Dec. 2020 An idea grew, and the treetop is now the Tree of Hope, standing tall again in the Shoppes of Olde Avon Village, between Wild Iris Home and Salon Jia Li & Spa. cleveland, "Treetop serves as beacon of hope during Avon Candlelite Walk Dec. 4-6: Short Takes on Avon, Avon Lake and North Ridgeville," 27 Nov. 2020 Bald eagles screech and swoop from treetop to rock top, tearing into the flesh of fish. Amy Gulick, The New Republic, "The Majestic Alaskan Rain Forest in Trump’s Crosshairs," 5 Nov. 2020 Aerial view from a treetop of a cross country skier skiing across a frozen lake, on the Botheration Pond ski trail in Adirondack Park, NY. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, "New York Will Allow Ski Resorts to Reopen on Nov. 6," 19 Oct. 2020 Perched high above ground, the Live Oak Treehouse boasts a whimsical, dreamy treetop bungalow. Alison Medley, Houston Chronicle, "Enchanting Fredericksburg treehouse touted as one of top Airbnb escapes," 8 Sep. 2020 For travelers who could do without the treetop experience, there are several other options for your vacation getaway in Fredericksburg, including one of the quaint Sunday House historic cottages or this modern ranch-style house called The Hideaway. Alison Medley, Houston Chronicle, "Enchanting Fredericksburg treehouse touted as one of top Airbnb escapes," 8 Sep. 2020 Calling out in chirping whistles, osprey fussed over treetop nests. Washington Post, "Against a backdrop of soaring small boat sales, a solo kayak trip in Vermont," 4 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of treetop

1530, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of treetop was in 1530

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“Treetop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/treetop. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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More Definitions for treetop

treetop

noun
How to pronounce treetop (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of treetop

: the highest part of a tree

treetop

noun
tree·​top | \ ˈtrē-ˌtäp How to pronounce treetop (audio) \

Kids Definition of treetop

: the highest part of a tree

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