persienne

noun
per·si·enne | \¦pərzē¦en, -rsē-\
plural -s

Definition of persienne 

1 : painted or printed cotton or silk originally made in Persia and later imitated in Europe

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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History and Etymology for persienne

French, from feminine of adjective persien Persian

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