Definition of femerell
: a small open structure on a roof (as of a medieval kitchen) for ventilation : louver
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Origin and Etymology of femerell
Middle English femerell, fumerel, from Middle French fumeraille & fumeril, modification of Late Latin fumariolum vent, smoke hole
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