noun man·sard \ˈman-ˌsärd, -sərd\

Definition of mansard

  1. :  a roof having two slopes on all sides with the lower slope steeper than the upper one — see roof illustration


play \-ˌsär-dəd, -sər-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of mansard

French mansarde, from François Mansart †1666 French architect

First Known Use: circa 1734

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