Definitions for venetianvəˈni ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ve•ne•tianvəˈni ʃən(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to Venice, its residents, or their speech.

    Category: Peoples

  2. (n.)a native or resident of Venice.

    Category: Peoples

  3. the form of Upper Italian spoken in Venice and its environs.

    Category: Peoples

  4. (l.c.)

    Category: Furniture

    Ref: venetian blind.

  5. Also called Vene′tian cloth′. a wool or worsted fabric made in satin or twill weave and sometimes napped, used in the manufacture of coats, suits, skirts, and dresses. a cotton fabric constructed in satin or twill weave, used chiefly for linings.

    Category: Textiles

Origin of Venetian:

1400–50;< MF < ML Venetiānus=Veneti(a) Venice + L -ānus -an1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Venetian(adj)

    a resident of Venice

  2. Venetian(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of Venice or its people

    "Venetian glass"; "Venetian canals"


  1. Venetian(Noun)

    An inhabitant or a resident of Venice and the region of Venezia.

  2. Venetian(Adjective)

    Of, from, or relating to Venice.

  3. Venetian(ProperNoun)

    The Romance language spoken mostly in the Veneto region of Italy, sometimes considered to be a dialect of Italian. It should not be confused with Venetic, an extinct Indo-European language once spoken in the same area.

  4. Venetian(ProperNoun)

    The form of this language spoken in Venice.

  5. Origin: from Venetia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Venetian(adj)

    of or pertaining to Venice in Italy

  2. Venetian(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Venice


  1. Venetian

    Similar to broadcloth, but not so glossy nor so satisfactory. Woven with a fine diagonal twilled face. Used for dresses, skirts, and suits.

Anagrams of venetian

  1. Aventine

Translations for venetian

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a window blind made of thin, movable, horizontal strips of wood, metal or plastic

We have put up Venetian blinds to stop our neighbours looking in our front windows.

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