rose window

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rose window

n.
A large circular window, usually glazed with stained glass, having stone tracery radiating from the center, often with intricate petallike patterns.

rose window

n
(Architecture) a circular window, esp one that has ornamental tracery radiating from the centre to form a symmetrical roselike pattern. Also called: wheel window or rosette

rose′ win′dow


n.
a circular window decorated with tracery symmetrical about the center.
[1765–75]
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Noun1.rose window - circular window filled with traceryrose window - circular window filled with tracery
window - a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
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rose window

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