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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ve·ne·tian, n.
 1. A native or inhabitant of Venice.
 2. pl. Galligaskins. [Obs.]
 3.  A Venetian blind. [Colloq.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : of or relating to or characteristic of Venice or its people;
            "Venetian glass"; "Venetian canals"
      n : a resident of Venice