fenestra

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fenestra

 

(English)

word forms: plural -trae (-triː)

a window or window-like opening in the outside wall of a building

Derived forms:

fenestral (feˈnestral) adjective

Word origin of 'fenestra'

C19: via New Latin from Latin: wall opening, window

Translations:

(Spanish) fenestra, ventana

Synonims:

skylight, porthole, bay window, bow window, picture window, oriel, casement, fenestration, dormer, embrasure, stained-glass

In context:

(EN) “THE SHINING RADIANCE of the sun runs through the *fenestrae* of this salon slicing the darkness in half.”

(ES) “EL REFULGENTE RESPLANDOR del sol traspasa las fenestras de este salón cortando la oscuridad en dos.”