Definition of pinoleum in English:

pinoleum

noun

  • A material used to make blinds, consisting of thin strips of pinewood coated with oil paint and threaded close together to form a flexible sheet which can be rolled up. Chiefly in "pinoleum blinds".

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From classical Latin pīnus pine + oleum oil.

Pronunciation

pinoleum

/pɪˈnəʊlɪəm/