crenellated

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

cren·el·lat·ed

adjective \ˈkre-nə-ˌlā-təd\

: having open spaces at the top of a wall so that people can shoot guns and cannons outward

Full Definition of CRENELLATED

:  having crenellations <a crenellated wall>

Variants of CRENELLATED

cren·el·lat·ed or cren·el·at·ed \ˈkre-nə-ˌlā-təd\

Origin of CRENELLATED

French créneler to furnish with embrasures, from Old French querneler, from kernel, crenel embrasure, dim of cren notch, from crener to notch; akin to Medieval Latin crena
First Known Use: circa 1823

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