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  • IPA: /ˈdʒæləsiː/

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Jalousie

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Jalousies

Jalousie (plural Jalousies)
  1. (naval architecture) A component in a ventilation system.
  2. Upward sloping window slats which form a blind or shutter, allowing light and air in but excluding rain and direct sun.
    “A small lofty room, with its window wide open, and the wooden jalousie-blinds closed, so that the dark night only showed in slight horizontal lines of black, alternating with their broad lines of stone colour.” — Dickens, Tale of Two Cities

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From Late Latin zelotus (full of love and sympathy) < Latin zelus (zealous) < Ancient Greek ζήλος (zélos), envy, lust, rivalry).

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Jalousie f (usually uncountable)

  1. jealousy
  2. System to shade a window, like a curtain, but hanging from the ceiling and one can control how much light passes through.

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