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Borrowed from French jaloux (jealous), from Late Latin zelosus, from zēlus, from Ancient Greek ζῆλος (zêlos, zeal).

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jaloux

  1. jealous socially, esp. romantically

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French jalous, from Late Latin zelōsus, from zelus, from Ancient Greek ζῆλος (zêlos, zeal, jealousy). Compare Italian Italian geloso, Spanish Spanish celoso. However, the final form is now held to come from Old Occitan gelos, rather than being inherited from Latin.

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  • IPA(key): /ʒa.lu/
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  • Rhymes: -u

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jaloux (feminine singular jalouse, masculine plural jaloux, feminine plural jalouses)

  1. jealous

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