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afrit

[af-reet, uh-freet] /ˈæf rit, əˈfrit/
noun
1.

afreet

or afrit

[af-reet, uh-freet] /ˈæf rit, əˈfrit/
noun, Arabian Mythology
1.
a powerful evil demon or monster.
Origin of afreet
1795-1805
1795-1805; < dialectal Arabic ʿafrīt < Pahlavi āfrītan creature
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afrit

/ˈæfriːt; əˈfriːt/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of afreet

afreet

/ˈæfriːt; əˈfriːt/
noun
1.
(Arabian myth) a powerful evil demon or giant monster
Word Origin
C19: from Arabic `ifrīt
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