Definition of portière in English:

portière

Syllabification: por·tière
Pronunciation: /ˌpôrtēˈer, -ˈtye(ə)r
 
/
(also portiere)

noun

A curtain hung over a door or doorway.

Origin

mid 19th century: French, from porte 'door', from Latin porta 'gate, door'.

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