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louvre

noun [C] uk UK ( US louver)   /ˈluː.vər/ us    /-vɚ/
a door or window with flat sloping pieces of wood, metal, or glass across it to allow light and air to come in while keeping rain out
louvred
adjective uk ( US louvered)   /-vəd/ us    /-vɚd/
a louvred door/window
Translations of “louvre”
in Chinese (Traditional) 百葉門, 百葉窗…
in Chinese (Simplified) 百叶门, 百叶窗…
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