from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Architecture Having windows or windowlike openings.
  • adj. Biology Having fenestrae.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having windows

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having windows; characterized by windows.
  • adj. Same as Fenestrate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In architecture, having windows; windowed; characterized by windows.
  • Same as fenestral.
  • In surgical instruments, having large openings.


From Latin fenestrātus, past participle of fenestrāre, to furnish with windows, from fenestra, window.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin fenestro, from the noun fenestra ("window"). (Wiktionary)



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  • better than being defenestrated

    May 8, 2009

  • (*) fenestration,
    (n) having designed and placed openings,
    (*) etymology - latin - fenestra = a window

    May 8, 2009