transitive verb
ja·​louse | \ jəˈlüz \

Definition of jalouse

1 chiefly Scottish : suspect, surmise jaloused frae your last discourse that ye were perplexed— John Buchan
2 : to be jealous of or begrudge jealously jaloused him and planned to do him a harm— Sir Richard Burton

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History and Etymology for jalouse

French jalouser to envy, be jealous of, from Old French, from jalos, jalous, jelous jealous

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“Jalouse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jalouse. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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