Cre*nelle", Cre*nel" (kr?-n?l"), n. [OF. crenel, F. crneau, LL. crenellus, kernellus, dim. (prob.) fr. L. crena notch. See Crenny.]

1.

An embrasure or indentation in a battlement; a loophole in a fortress; an indentation; a notch. See Merlon, and Illust. of Battlement.

2. Bot.

Same as Crenature.

 

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