fanlight

[ fan-lahyt ]
/ ˈfænˌlaɪt /

noun

a window over a door or another window, especially one having the form of a semicircle or of half an ellipse.

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Origin of fanlight

First recorded in 1835–45; fan1 + light1
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British Dictionary definitions for fanlight

fanlight
/ (ˈfænˌlaɪt) /

noun

a semicircular window over a door or window, often having sash bars like the ribs of a fan
a small rectangular window over a doorUS name: transom
another name for skylight
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