moucharaby

noun mou·char·a·by \ müˈsharəbē \
variants: or mouchrabieh \ˌmüshrəˈbē(y)ə\ or meshrabiyeh \ˌmeshrəˈbē(y)ə\ or less commonly mushrebiyeh \ˌmüshrəˈbē(y)ə\

Definition of moucharaby

plural moucharabies or mouchrabiehs or meshrabiyehs
:a Moorish projecting oriel window or enclosed balcony of which the enclosure is largely made up of carved wooden latticework

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Origin and Etymology of moucharaby

French & Arabic; French moucharaby, moucharabièh, from Arabic mushrabīyah


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