crenellated

adjective cren·el·lat·ed \ ˈkre-nə-ˌlā-təd \
variants: or crenelated

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Origin and Etymology 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

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crenellated

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


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