portiere

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por·tière

or por·tiere  (pôr-tyâr′)
n.
A heavy curtain hung across a doorway.

[French, feminine of portier, porter, from Old French, from Late Latin portārius, from Latin porta, gate; see per- in Indo-European roots.]

portière

(ˌpɔːtɪˈɛə; French pɔrtjɛr)
n
(Furniture) a curtain hung in a doorway
[C19: via French from Medieval Latin portāria, from Latin porta door]
ˌportiˈèred adj

por•tiere

or por•tière

(pɔrˈtyɛər, -ˈtɪər, poʊr-; ˌpɔr tiˈɛər, ˌpoʊr-)

n.
a curtain hung in a doorway to replace the door or for decoration.
[1835–45; < French portière < Medieval Latin portāria, n. use of feminine of Late Latin portārius]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.portiere - a heavy curtain hung across a doorwayportiere - a heavy curtain hung across a doorway
curtain, drape, drapery, pall, mantle - hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)