zeloso

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Etymology[edit]

Zelo ‎(zeal) +‎ -oso ‎(-ous), from Ancient Greek ζήλος ‎(zḗlos, zeal; jealousy). Parallels the inherited term cioso.

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zeloso m ‎(feminine singular zelosa, masculine plural zelosos, feminine plural zelosas, comparable)

  1. jealous (careful in the protection of something one has or appreciates)
  2. jealous; envious
  3. zealous (exhibiting enthusiasm or strong passion)

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