The word for today is…
fenestrated (adj) – 1. Architecture Having windows or windowlike openings.
2. Biology Having fenestrae. (Zoology) A transparent spot or marking, as on the wing of a moth or butterfly.
Source : The Free Dictionary
Etymology : The English adjective fenestrated is used in the technical language of architecture, anatomy (“pierced, perforated”), and entomology (“having transparent spots”). Fenestrated is obviously derived from the Latin noun fenestra “window.” But Latin fenestra has no clear etymology. Some derive it from Etruscan fnestra, which is not only unattested but also may be a loan word in Etruscan from another, unknown language. Fenestrated entered English in the 19th century.
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