[ ib-lis ]
/ ˈɪb lɪs /

noun Islamic Mythology.

an evil spirit or devil, the chief of the wicked jinn.

Origin of Iblis

< Arabic iblīs < Greek diábolos (see devil); di- lost by confusion with Aramaic di- of
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