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Eblis

/ˈɛblɪs/
noun
1.
the chief evil jinni in Islamic mythology
Word Origin
Arabic Iblīs, from Greek diabolos slanderer, devil
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Eblis

prince of the fallen angels in Arabic mythology and religion, from Arabic Iblis. Klein thinks this may be Greek diablos, passed through Syriac where the first syllable was mistaken for the Syriac genitive particle di and dropped.

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