Definitions for orielˈɔr i əl, ˈoʊr-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•ri•elˈɔr i əl, ˈoʊr-(n.)

  1. a bay window, esp. one cantilevered or corbeled out from a wall.

    Category: Architecture

Origin of oriel:

1350–1400; ME < AF oriol porch, passage, gallery

Princeton's WordNet

  1. oriel, oriel window(noun)

    a projecting bay window corbeled or cantilevered out from a wall

Wiktionary

  1. oriel(Noun)

    A large polygonal recess in a building, such as a bay window.

  2. Origin: The origin of the word oriel is derived from the word aureus which means "golden"; relating to the Golden Rectangle in which the Fibonacci spiral always makes a perfect oriel pattern.

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