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Fenestrate \Fe*nes"trate\, a. [L. fenestratus, p. p. of fenestrare to furnish with openings and windows.]

  1. Having numerous openings; irregularly reticulated; as, fenestrate membranes; fenestrate fronds.

  2. (Zo["o]l.) Having transparent spots, as the wings of certain butterflies.

  1. 1 fenestrated 2 Having numerous openings; irregularly reticulated. 3 (context zoology English) Having transparent spots, like the wings of certain butterflies. v

  2. (context surgery English) Cut an opening into