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jalousie

noun jal·ou·sie \ˈja-lə-sē\

Definition of JALOUSIE

1
:  a blind with adjustable horizontal slats for admitting light and air while excluding direct sun and rain
2
:  a window made of adjustable glass louvers that control ventilation

Origin of JALOUSIE

French, literally, jealousy, from Old French gelus jealous
First Known Use: 1766

Rhymes with JALOUSIE

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