Definition of pent roof in English:

pent roof

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noun

  • A roof consisting of a single sloping surface.
    More example sentences
    • Many times a carport or woodpile is covered by a pent roof.
    • A slightly smaller version, built without a pent roof, is also common among extant structures.

Origin

mid 19th century: from penthouse + roof.

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