Definition of fenestella in English:

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fenestella

Pronunciation: /ˌfɛnɪˈstɛlə/

noun

Architecture
A niche in a wall south of a church’s altar, holding the piscina and often the credence.

Origin

Late Middle English: from Latin, diminutive of fenestra 'window'.

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