pan·​tile ˈpan-ˌtī(-ə)l How to pronounce pantile (audio)
: a roofing tile whose cross section is an ogee curve
: 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 adjective

Word History


pan entry 1

First Known Use

1635, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of pantile was in 1635

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“Pantile.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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