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fenestrated

[fen-uh-strey-tid, fi-nes-trey-] /ˈfɛn əˌstreɪ tɪd, fɪˈnɛs treɪ-/
adjective, Architecture
1.
having windows; windowed; characterized by windows.
Also, fenestrate.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < Latin fenestrātus furnished with windows (see fenestra, -ate1) + -ed2
Related forms
nonfenestrated, adjective
unfenestrated, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for fenestrate

fenestrated

/fɪˈnɛsˌtreɪtɪd; ˈfɛnɪˌstreɪtɪd/
adjective
1.
(architect) having windows or window-like openings
2.
(biology) perforated or having fenestrae
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fenestrate in Medicine

fenestrated fen·es·trat·ed (fěn'ĭ-strā'tĭd) or fen·es·trate (fěn'ĭ-strāt', fĭ-něs'trāt')
adj.
Having fenestrae or windowlike openings.

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