moonroof

[ moon-roof, -roof ]
/ ˈmunˌruf, -ˌrʊf /

noun, plural moon·roofs.

a transparent section of an automobile roof that can be propped open, removed entirely, or remain fixed within the roof.

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Origin of moonroof

First recorded in 1965–70; moon + roof
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