noun per·si·enne \¦pərzē¦en, -rsē-\

Definition of persienne



  1. 1 :  painted or printed cotton or silk originally made in Persia and later imitated in Europe

  2. 2a :  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 b :  venetian blind —usually used in plural

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Origin and Etymology of persienne

French, from feminine of adjective persien Persian — more at persian

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