venetian blind

venetian blind

noun
a blind, as for a window, having overlapping horizontal slats that may be opened or closed, especially one in which the slats may be raised and drawn together above the window by pulling a cord.

Origin:
1760–70

venetianed, adjective
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Venetian blind
 
n
a window blind consisting of a number of horizontal slats whose angle may be altered to let in more or less light

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