Venetian

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Etymology[edit]

From Venetia +‎ -an, from Latin Venetia (Venice).

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Venetian (not comparable)

  1. Of, from, or relating to Venice, Italian city.
  2. Of, from, or relating to Veneto, Italian region.

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Noun[edit]

Venetian (plural Venetians)

  1. An inhabitant or a resident of Venice, the city.
  2. An inhabitant or a resident of Veneto, the surrounding region.
  3. (colloquial) A Venetian blind.
    • 1859, Mowbray Thomson, The Story of Cawnpore:
      We never saw her ladyship, but the attendants told us, that the Venetians of her apartments were not impenetrably opaque from within, and that the old lady had seen us, and was concerned for our welfare.
  4. (obsolete, in the plural) galligaskins

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Venetian

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  1. The Romance language spoken mostly in the Veneto region of Italy.
  2. The form of this language spoken in Venice.

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It should not be confused with Venetic, an extinct Indo-European Italic language once spoken in the same area.

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