noun, plural jinns, (especially collectively) jinn. Islamic Mythology.
Origin of jinn
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Contemporary Examples of jinn
Will University of Tehran political science students be obliged to game out strategies against a jinn?Iran Cleric: Jews Use Sorcery to Spy
July 5, 2014
Historical Examples of jinn
The Arabians say that Jinn and Afrits live in the desert away from the caravans.1492
It is true that Ibls was disobedient, but then he belonged not to the angelic order but to that of the jinn.The Faith of Islam
The most common forms and habitations or places of resort of the Jinn must now be described.
As the bath is a resort of the Jinn, prayer should not be performed in it, nor the Ḳur-n recited.
Tents are pitched, the horses are tethered, and lovely girls dance before the heroes and the Jinn who are in their train.
1680s, djen, from Arabic jinn, collective plural, "demons, spirits, angels." The proper singular is jinni. Cf. genie.