Mansard-roof



[man-sahrd, -serd] /ˈmæn sɑrd, -sərd/

noun
1.
Also called mansard roof. a hip roof, each face of which has a steeper lower part and a shallower upper part.
Compare .
2.
the story under such a roof.
/ˈmænsɑːd; -səd/
noun
1.
Also called mansard roof. a roof having two slopes on both sides and both ends, the lower slopes being steeper than the upper Compare gambrel roof
2.
an attic having such a roof

1734, from French mansarde, short for toit à la mansarde, a corrupt spelling, named for French architect Nicholas François Mansart (1598-1666), who made use of them.

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