Mansard meaning

măn'särd'
The upper story formed by the lower slope of a mansard roof.
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(of a roof) Having two slopes on each side, the lower being steeper than the upper.
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A mansard roof.
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The upper storey of a building, surrounded by such a roof.
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Origin of mansard

French mansarde after François Mansart (1598–1666), French architect