Definitions for jalousieˈdʒæl əˌsi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jal•ou•sieˈdʒæl əˌsi(n.)

  1. a blind or shutter made with horizontal slats that can be adjusted to admit light and air but exclude rain and sun.

    Category: Building Trades, Architecture

  2. a window made of glass slats or louvers of a similar nature.

    Category: Building Trades, Architecture

Origin of jalousie:

1585–95; < F < It gelosiajealousy


Princeton's WordNet

  1. louvered window, jalousie(noun)

    a window with glass louvers

  2. jalousie(noun)

    a shutter made of angled slats


  1. jalousie(Noun)

    A component in a ventilation system.

  2. jalousie(Noun)

    Upward sloping window slats which form a blind or shutter, allowing light and air in but excluding rain and direct sun.

    u201CA 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.u201D uE000129535uE001 Dickens, Tale of Two Cities

  3. Origin: From zelotus, from zelus, from ζῆλος

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jalousie(noun)

    a Venetian or slatted inside window blind

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