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The uppermost part of a tree.


the crown or highest branches and top part of a tree



the top or uppermost part of a tree.
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Noun1.treetop - the upper branches and leaves of a tree or other plant
top - the upper part of anything; "the mower cuts off the tops of the grass"; "the title should be written at the top of the first page"
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
capitulum - an arrangement of leafy branches forming the top or head of a tree
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[ˈtriːtɒp] Ncopa f (de árbol)


[ˈtriːtɒp] ncime f d'un arbretree trunk ntronc m d'arbre


[ˈtriːˌtɒp] ncima di un albero


(triː) noun
the largest kind of plant, with a thick, firm, wooden stem and branches. We have three apple trees growing in our garden.
ˈtreetop noun
the top of a tree. the birds in the treetops.
ˈtree-trunk noun
the trunk of a tree.
ˈtree line noun
the height above which trees cannot grow.
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At the bend of the Danube, vessels, an island, and a castle with a park surrounded by the waters of the confluence of the Enns and the Danube became visible, and the rocky left bank of the Danube covered with pine forests, with a mystic background of green treetops and bluish gorges.
A slight wind was moving amongst the treetops, the night was clear but moonless.
I remember as a most pleasant impression the broad, clear front, its open windows and fresh curtains and the pair of maids looking out; I remember the lawn and the bright flowers and the crunch of my wheels on the gravel and the clustered treetops over which the rooks circled and cawed in the golden sky.
Thick streamers of black smoke shot with threads of red fire were driving up into the still air, and throwing dark shadows upon the green treetops eastward.
Two of the strongest monkeys caught Mowgli under the arms and swung off with him through the treetops, twenty feet at a bound.
The top of the pole was opposite the roof of the building, so it was but the work of an instant for the muscles that had for years sent him hurtling through the treetops of his primeval forest to carry him across the little space between the pole and the roof.
The robins were singing vespers in the high treetops, filling the golden air with their jubilant voices.
It was, however, continued without any apparent consequences, until the moon had set, and a pale streak above the treetops, at the bend of the river a little below, announced the approach of day.
But in a little while I see a pale streak over the treetops, and knowed the day was coming.
To-day is Sunday, and the garden is so quiet, that, sitting here in this shady corner watching the lazy shadows stretching themselves across the grass, and listening to the rooks quarrelling in the treetops, I almost expect to hear English church bells ringing for the afternoon service.
So a lurking humor ran through his deeds, and it was his delight to steal upon the squirrels, and, when he all but had them, to let them go, chattering in mortal fear to the treetops.
The Monkey, who is the most imitative of animals, descended from the treetop and endeavored to do as they had done.