Nissen hut

noun
Nis·​sen hut | \ ˈni-sᵊn- How to pronounce Nissen hut (audio) \

Definition of Nissen hut

: a prefabricated shelter with a semicircular arching roof of corrugated iron sheeting and a concrete floor

First Known Use of Nissen hut

1917, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Nissen hut

Peter N. Nissen †1930 British mining engineer

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Cite this Entry

“Nissen hut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nissen%20hut. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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