venetian blind


ve·ne·tian blind

noun \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

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