Nissen hut

noun
Nis·sen hut | \ˈni-sᵊn- \

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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