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fenestella

/ˌfɛnɪˈstɛlə/
noun (pl) -lae (-liː)
1.
(RC Church) a small aperture in the front of an altar, containing relics
2.
(ecclesiast) a niche in the side wall of a chancel, in which the credence or piscina are set
3.
(architect) a small window or an opening in a wall
Word Origin
C18: from Latin: a little window, from fenestra window
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