Botany & Zoology
having small windowlike perforations or transparent areas.
mid 19th century: from Latin fenestratus 'provided with openings', from the verb fenestrare
St. John's Wort photo credit:
The leaves of the wildflower, St. John's Wort, have little spots through which light shines. Just hold up the leaves and you will see their fenestrate
nature. The yellow flowers are attractive, too.
[E.P.S. is wise to warn us not to tempt fate by partial defenestration
, though. Just ask him. Go ahead. See what he says.]
Words are a game. Sometimes I play alone, but you are welcome to play, too.