balistraria

noun
bal·​is·​trar·​ia | \ ˌbaləˈstra(a)rēə\
plural balistrariae\ -​rēˌē \

Definition of balistraria

: a narrow often cruciform opening in a wall (such as a tower or fortress) for discharging arrows (as from a crossbow)

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History and Etymology for balistraria

New Latin, from Late Latin, feminine of balistrarius, ballistrarius of slinging, from Latin balista, ballista sling

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