femerell

noun
fem·​er·​ell | \ ˈfem(ə)rəl, -məˌrel \
plural -s

Definition of femerell

: a small open structure on a roof (as of a medieval kitchen) for ventilation : louver

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History and Etymology for femerell

Middle English femerell, fumerel, from Middle French fumeraille & fumeril, modification of Late Latin fumariolum vent, smoke hole

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“Femerell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/femerell. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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