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fenestella

fenestella, 2
1. A small glazed opening in a shrine to afford a view of the relics.
2. A small niche above a piscina or credence.
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The fenestrates are the most diverse and abundant, including Fenestella, Plylopora, Hemitrypa, Archimedes, and Polypora.