Sunlight coming through jalousies.
An example of a jalousie is a set of blinds.
Origin of jalousieFrench ; from Italian gelosia, literally , jealousy: probably so named from permitting one to see without being seen
Origin of jalousieFrench, from jalousie, jealousy, from Old French gelosie, from gelos, jealous; see jealous.
- (naval architecture) A component in a ventilation system.
- Upward sloping window slats which form a blind or shutter, allowing light and air in but excluding rain and direct sun.