mansard

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French mansarde, from Francois Mansart, French architect

Adjective[edit]

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mansard

  1. (of a roof) having two slopes on each side, the lower being steeper than the upper

Noun[edit]

mansard (plural mansards)

  1. A mansard roof
  2. The upper storey of a building, surrounded by such a roof

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