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What Is a Quatrefoil Window?

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Illustration of a quatrefoil window.

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Definition:

A quatrefoil window is a round window that is composed of four equal lobes, like a four-petaled flower.

The quatrefoil pattern is common in Moorish and Gothic architecture. Also, many Mission style homes have quatrefoil windows.

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