Oriel meaning

ôr'ē-əl
A bay window projecting from an upper floor, supported from below with corbels or brackets.
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A large window built out from a wall and resting on a bracket or a corbel; bay window.
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(architecture) A large polygonal recess in a building, such as a bay window.
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Origin of oriel

Old French oriol (“gallery, corridor"), Late Latin oriolum (“portico, hall"), probably from Latin aureolus (“gilded"), applied to an apartment decorated with gilding. See oriole.