rose window

rose window
noun Date: 1773 a circular window filled with tracery

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  • Rose window — Rose Rose, n. [AS. rose, L. rosa, probably akin to Gr. ?, Armor. vard, OPer. vareda; and perhaps to E. wort: cf. F. rose, from the Latin. Cf. {Copperas}, {Rhododendron}.] 1. A flower and shrub of any species of the genus {Rosa}, of which there… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rose Window — • A circular window, with mullions and traceries generally radiating from the centre, and filled with stained glasses Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Rose Window     Rose Window …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • rose window — noun count a round window in a church with a pattern in the shape of a rose …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rose window — rose windows N COUNT A rose window is a large round stained glass window in a church …   English dictionary

  • rose window — ► NOUN ▪ a circular window with mullions or tracery radiating in a form suggestive of a rose …   English terms dictionary

  • rose window — n a circular window in a church, especially one with coloured glass in it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rose window — n. a decorative circular window with a roselike symmetrical pattern of tracery divided by mullions arranged like the spokes of a wheel …   English World dictionary

  • Rose window — A Rose window (or Catherine window) is often used as a generic term applied to a circular window, but is especially used for those found in churches of the Gothic architectural style and being divided into segments by stone mullions and tracery.… …   Wikipedia

  • rose window — a circular window decorated with tracery symmetrical about the center. Cf. wheel window. [1765 75] * * * In Gothic architecture, a decorated circular window, often glazed with stained glass, that first appeared in mid 12th century cathedrals. It… …   Universalium

  • rose window — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms rose window : singular rose window plural rose windows a round window in a church with a pattern in the shape of a rose …   English dictionary

  • rose window — noun circular window filled with tracery • Syn: ↑rosette • Hypernyms: ↑window * * * noun, pl ⋯ dows [count] : a circular window in a church that is made from stained glass with a decorative pattern * * * ˌrose ˈwindow f24 [rose window …   Useful english dictionary

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