jalee

[jah-lee]

noun

(in Indian architecture) decorated and pierced slabs of marble used as a screen.

Nearby words

  1. jalap,
  2. jalapa,
  3. jalapeno,
  4. jalapeño,
  5. jalapin,
  6. jalisco,
  7. jalopy,
  8. jalor,
  9. jalouse,
  10. jalousie

Origin of jalee

First recorded in 1895–1900, jalee is from the Hindi word jālī network

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