transenna

[tran-sen-uh]

noun, plural tran·sen·nae [tran-sen-ee] /trænˈsɛn i/.

(in early Christian architecture) an openwork screen of stone or metal enclosing a shrine.

Origin of transenna

From the Latin word trā(n)senna net trap for birds
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