Definition of portière in US English:

portière

(also portiere)

noun

  • A curtain hung over a door or doorway.

    window hanging, hanging, screen, blind
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Origin

Mid 19th century: French, from porte ‘door’, from Latin porta ‘gate, door’.

Pronunciation

portière

/ˌpôrdēˈer//ˌpɔrdiˈɛr/