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Noun: crenelle  kri'nel
  1. One of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.)
    - scallop, crenation, crenature, crenel
  2. A notch or open space between two merlons in a crenelated battlement
    - crenel

Derived forms: crenelles

Type of: curve, curved shape, space

Part of: battlement, crenelation, crenellation

Encyclopedia: Crenelle