plural -s
: painted or printed cotton or silk originally made in Persia and later imitated in Europe
: an exterior window shutter having adjustable horizontal slats or louvers fixed at an angle so as to admit light but exclude sun and rain
usually used in plural
: venetian blind
usually used in plural

Word History


French, from feminine of adjective persien Persian

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“Persienne.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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