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  • n. Alternative spelling of jinni.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genius or demon; one of the fabled genii, good and evil spirits, supposed to be the children of fire, and to have the power of assuming various forms.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See jinn. Also spelled djinnee.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals

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