pantile

noun
pan·​tile | \ ˈpan-ˌtī(-ə)l How to pronounce pantile (audio) \

Definition of pantile

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

Other Words from pantile

pantiled \ ˈpan-​ˌtī(-​ə)ld How to pronounce pantiled (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of pantile

1635, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for pantile

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“Pantile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pantile. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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