• IPA: /ˈdʒæləsiː/

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.
  3. A pastry with the upper side sliced before final baking to resemble a wooden slatted blind.

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