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persiennes Line breaks: per¦si|ennes
Pronunciation: /ˌpəːsɪˈɛnz/

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Definition of persiennes in English:

plural noun

A set of window shutters or external blinds incorporating light horizontal movable slats.


Mid 19th century: from French, feminine plural of obsolete persien 'Persian'.

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