mushrabiya

meshrebeeyeh, mashrebeeyeh, mouch-araby, mushrabiya

meshrebeeyeh, 3
meshrebeeyeh, 1
1. An elaborately turned wood screen enclosing a balcony window in an Arabic structure.
2. Such a screen otherwise used.
3. A balcony with a parapet and machicolations projected over a gate to defend the entrance; the parapet may be either embattled or plain.
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Those looking for a more traditional outlet can head to the Mangroves Lounge, where a stunning bronze mushrabiya serves as the focal point.