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Fenestral \Fe*nes"tral\, a. [L. fenestra a window.]

  1. (Arch.) Pertaining to a window or to windows.

  2. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to a fenestra.


Fenestral \Fe*nes"tral\, n. (Arch.) A casement or window sash, closed with cloth or paper instead of glass.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

late 14c., "pertaining to windows," from Old French fenestral, from fenestre "window," from Latin fenestra (see fenestration).


a. 1 (context architecture English) Relating to a window or windows. 2 (context anatomy English) Of or relating to a fenestra. n. (context archaeology English) A casement or window sash closed with cloth or paper instead of glass.

  1. adj. of or relating to or having a fenestra

  2. of or relating to windows

Usage examples of "fenestral".

He now decided to take command before his increasingly apprehensive companion did something else in the button-touching line and committed fenestral decapitation.