Persienne

Persienne

Per`si*enne"\ (p[~e]r`s[i^]*[e^]n"; -sh[i^]*[e^]n"; F. p[~e]r`sy[e^]n"), n. [F., fem. of presien Persian.] Properly, printed calico, whether Oriental or of fanciful design with flowers, etc., in Western work. Hence, as extended in English, material of a similar character.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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