treetop

noun

tree·​top ˈtrē-ˌtäp How to pronounce treetop (audio)
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 In addition, there will be 11 treehouses, linked via treetop rope bridges, as well as a full-size gym with pools, a hot tub, a sauna, and a tennis court. Chris Morris, Fortune, 29 Jan. 2024 French doors open the dressing room to a private deck set in the treetops overlooking the backyard. Mark David, Robb Report, 25 Jan. 2024 After venturing through Palawan’s limestone formations and azure lagoons, retire to a beach or treetop villa at El Nido Pangulasian or an overwater bungalow at Cauyuan Island Resort. Taryn White, Condé Nast Traveler, 22 Dec. 2023 Directly behind the main house, the rectangular swimming pool boasts delicious views of the mountains and surrounding treetops. James McClain, Robb Report, 4 Dec. 2023 Tam Lung From his apartment near the waterfront, Freeman Tam Lung, 80, a lifelong Lahaina resident, had been watching the winds bending treetops all afternoon. Mike Baker, New York Times, 1 Nov. 2023 The remaining two bedrooms share a large bathroom, and both flaunt treetop views of the neighborhood. James McClain, Robb Report, 29 Nov. 2023 Explore 12 miles of trails or take in the treetop views from the Mile High Swinging Bridge, which spans an 80-foot chasm and sits at an elevation of around 5,300 feet. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 19 Aug. 2023 Enjoy craft beers like seltzers and lagers at the casual, popular Monteverde Brewing Co. Try the nine-course tasting menu in your own treetop pod with the San Lucas Treetop Dining Experience. Kristin Braswell, Travel + Leisure, 8 Nov. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

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 4 Mar. 2024.

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treetop

noun
tree·​top ˈtrē-ˌtäp How to pronounce treetop (audio)
1
: the highest part of a tree
2
plural : the height or line marked by the tops of a group of trees

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