Ve·ne·tian a. Of or pertaining to Venice in Italy.
Venetian blind, a blind for windows, doors, etc., made of thin slats, either fixed at a certain angle in the shutter, or movable, and in the latter case so disposed as to overlap each other when closed, and to show a series of open spaces for the admission of air and light when in other positions.
Venetian carpet, an inexpensive carpet, used for passages and stairs, having a woolen warp which conceals the weft; the pattern is therefore commonly made up of simple stripes.
Venetian chalk, a white compact talc or steatite, used for marking on cloth, etc.
Venetian door Arch., a door having long, narrow windows or panes of glass on the sides.
Venetian glass, a kind of glass made by the Venetians, for decorative purposes, by the combination of pieces of glass of different colors fused together and wrought into various ornamental patterns.
Venetian red, a brownish red color, prepared from sulphate of iron; -- called also scarlet ocher.
Venetian soap. See Castile soap, under Soap.
Venetian sumac Bot., a South European tree (Rhus Cotinus) which yields the yellow dyewood called fustet; -- also called smoke tree.
Venetian window Arch., a window consisting of a main window with an arched head, having on each side a long and narrow window with a square head.
1. A native or inhabitant of Venice.
2. pl. Galligaskins. [Obs.]
3. A Venetian blind. [Colloq.]
adj : of or relating to or characteristic of Venice or its people;
"Venetian glass"; "Venetian canals"
n : a resident of Venice