venetian blind

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noun ve·ne·tian blind \və-ˈnē-shən-\

Definition of venetian blind

  1. :  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 and Etymology of venetian blind

Venetian of Venice, Italy


First Known Use: 1770


VENETIAN BLIND Defined for English Language Learners

venetian blind

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noun ve·ne·tian blind \və-ˈnē-shən-\

Definition of venetian blind for English Language Learners

  • : a covering for a window made of strips of wood, plastic, or metal that can be turned to block out or let in light


VENETIAN BLIND Defined for Kids

venetian blind

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noun ve·ne·tian blind \və-ˈnē-shən-\

Definition of venetian blind for Students

  1. :  a blind having thin horizontal slats that can be adjusted to keep out light or to let light come in between them


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