rooftree

[ roof-tree, roof- ]
/ ˈrufˌtri, ˈrʊf- /

noun

the ridgepole of a roof.
the roof itself.

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Origin of rooftree

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at roof, tree
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British Dictionary definitions for rooftree

rooftree
/ (ˈruːfˌtriː) /

noun

another name for ridgepole
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