polygonal roof

polygonal roof

A pavilion roof having more than four sides is a polygonal roof.
See also: Roof

pavilion roof

1. A roof hipped equally on all sides, so as to have a pyramidal form; a pyramidal hipped roof.
2. A similar roof having more than four sides; a polygonal roof.
3. A steeply pitched hipped roof whose upper termination is usually a ridge somewhat shorter than the length of the building.