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venetian blind

noun ve·ne·tian blind \və-ˈnē-shən-\

: a covering for a window made of strips of wood, plastic, or metal that can be turned to block out or let in light

Full Definition of VENETIAN BLIND

:  a blind (as for a window) having numerous horizontal slats that may be set simultaneously at any of several angles so as to vary the amount of light admitted

Origin of VENETIAN BLIND

Venetian of Venice, Italy
First Known Use: 1770

Rhymes with VENETIAN BLIND

VENETIAN BLIND Defined for Kids

venetian blind

noun ve·ne·tian blind \və-ˈnē-shən-\

Definition of VENETIAN BLIND for Kids

:  a blind having thin horizontal slats that can be adjusted to keep out light or to let light come in between them

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