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mashrebeeyah

or ma·shre·bee·yeh

[mah-shri-bee-uh]
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noun
  1. meshrebeeyeh.
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meshrebeeyeh

[mesh-ruh-bee-yuh]
noun
  1. (in Islamic countries) an oriel screened by latticework.
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Also mashrebeeyah, mashrebeeyeh.

Origin of meshrebeeyeh

From the Arabic word mashrabīyah
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Examples from the Web for mashrebeeyeh

Historical Examples

  • By the windows there were lattices of mashrebeeyeh work, which could be opened and closed at will.

    Bella Donna

    Robert Hichens

  • All the windows had lattices of mashrebeeyeh work fitted to them, and all these lattices were closed.

    Bella Donna

    Robert Hichens