Palladian window

[ puh-ley-dee-uh n, -lah- ]
/ pəˈleɪ di ən, -ˈlɑ- /


a window in the form of a round-headed archway with a narrower compartment on either side, the side compartments usually being capped with entablatures on which the arch of the central compartment rests.

Also called Diocletian window, Venetian window. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019