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1 : painted or printed cotton or silk originally made in Persia and later imitated in Europe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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“Persienne.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Jan. 2020.

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