Definition of "venetian" []

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of Venice or its inhabitants (adjective)
  • A native or inhabitant of Venice (noun)
  • One of the tapes that join the slats of a Venetian blind (noun)
  • A cotton or woollen cloth used for linings (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "venetian" in a sentence
  • "The four colossal brazen horses, called the venetian horses, which have been brought from Venice, are mounted upon lofty pedestals, on each side of the gates of the grand court yard of the palace."
  • "There are also other options such as venetian blinds that will unquestionably add warmth to any space."
  • "A neat project showing automated 'venetian' blinds controlled via computer and remote."
  • "But when he presented the idea at a meeting, Brin and Page, who had tied water bottles to the venetian blind cords and were playing a game of water-bottle tetherball, nixed the idea."
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