Meaning of zelotypia in English:

zelotypia

Pronunciation /ziːlə(ʊ)ˈtɪpɪə/

noun

rare, historical
  • Jealousy; especially obsessive or excessive jealousy, sometimes characterized as an illness.

Origin

Mid 16th century. From classical Latin zēlotypia jealousy (Pliny) from ancient Greek ζηλοτυπία jealousy, rivalry, envy from ζηλότυπος jealous (from ζῆλος + τυπ-, stem of τύπτειν to strike) + -ία.