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crenelle


crenelle


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crenelle  \Cre*nelle"\,  Crenel  \Cre*nel"\  (kr?-n?l"),  n.  [OF. 
  crenel,  F.  cr?neau,  LL  crenellus  kernellus  dim.  (prob.) 
  fr  L.  crena  notch.  See  {Crenny}.] 
  1.  An  embrasure  or  indentation  in  a  battlement;  a  loophole  in 
  a  fortress;  an  indentation;  a  notch.  See  {Merlon},  and 
  Illust.  of  {Battlement}. 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  Same  as  {Crenature}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crenature  \Cren"a*ture\  (kr?n"?-t?r  or  kr?"n?-;  135),  n. 
  1.  (Bot.)  A  rounded  tooth  or  notch  of  a  crenate  leaf,  or  any 
  part  that  is  crenate;  --  called  also  {crenelle}. 
 
  2.  The  state  of  being  crenated  or  notched.