treetop
noun Date: 1530 1. the topmost part of a tree 2. plural the height or line marked by the tops of a group of trees

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • treetop — [trē′täp΄] n. the topmost part of a tree …   English World dictionary

  • treetop — /ˈtritɒp/ (say treetop) noun the top part of a tree: *It was cold and there was a continuous sighing in the treetops. –elizabeth jolley, 1988. {tree + top1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • treetop — /tree top /, n. the top or uppermost branches of a tree. [1520 30; TREE + TOP1] * * * …   Universalium

  • treetop — noun The crown or uppermost branches of a tree …   Wiktionary

  • treetop — tree|top [ˈtri:tɔp US ta:p] n [C usually plural] the branches at the top of a tree …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • treetop — [[t]tri͟ːtɒp[/t]] treetops also tree tops N COUNT: usu pl The treetops are the top branches of the trees in a wood or forest. All they heard was the wind whispering through the treetops …   English dictionary

  • treetop — n. upper branches of a tree …   English contemporary dictionary

  • treetop — noun (usu. treetops) the uppermost part of a tree …   English new terms dictionary

  • treetop — noun (countable usually plural) the branches at the top of a tree: looking out over the treetops …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • treetop — tree•top [[t]ˈtriˌtɒp[/t]] n. the top or uppermost part of a tree • Etymology: 1520–30 …   From formal English to slang

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