Jinnee

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jinni, jinnee, djinni or djinny (dʒɪˈniː, ˈdʒɪnɪ, dʒɪˈniː, ˈdʒɪnɪ, dʒɪˈniː, ˈdʒɪnɪ, dʒɪˈniː, ˈdʒɪnɪ)
 
n , pl jinn, djinn
a being or spirit in Muslim belief who could assume human or animal form and influence man by supernatural powers
 
[C17: from Arabic]
 
jinnee, jinnee, djinni or djinny (dʒɪˈniː, ˈdʒɪnɪ, dʒɪˈniː, ˈdʒɪnɪ, dʒɪˈniː, ˈdʒɪnɪ, dʒɪˈniː, ˈdʒɪnɪ, dʒɪn)
 
n
 
[C17: from Arabic]
 
djinni, jinnee, djinni or djinny (dʒɪˈniː, ˈdʒɪnɪ, dʒɪˈniː, ˈdʒɪnɪ, dʒɪˈniː, ˈdʒɪnɪ, dʒɪˈniː, ˈdʒɪnɪ, dʒɪn, dʒɪn)
 
n
 
[C17: from Arabic]
 
djinny, jinnee, djinni or djinny (dʒɪˈniː, ˈdʒɪnɪ, dʒɪˈniː, ˈdʒɪnɪ, dʒɪˈniː, ˈdʒɪnɪ, dʒɪˈniː, ˈdʒɪnɪ, dʒɪn, dʒɪn, dʒɪn)
 
n
 
[C17: from Arabic]

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jinnee

noun
(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 [syn: genie
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