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pantile

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noun pan·tile \ˈpan-ˌtī(-ə)l\

Definition of pantile

  1. 1 :  a roofing tile whose cross section is an ogee curve

  2. 2 :  a roofing tile of which the cross section is an arc of a circle and which is laid with alternate convex and concave surfaces uppermost

pantiled

play \-ˌtī(-ə)ld\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of pantile

1pan


First Known Use: 1640


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