fenestra: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fi-nes'tru), [key]
— pl. -trae
  1. a small opening or perforation, as in a bone, esp. between the middle and inner ear.
  2. a transparent spot in an otherwise opaque surface, as in the wings of certain butterflies and moths.
  3. a windowlike opening.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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