jinni

jinnee, djinni or djinny

/ (dʒɪˈniː, ˈdʒɪnɪ) /

noun plural jinn or djinn (dʒɪn)

a being or spirit in Muslim belief who could assume human or animal form and influence man by supernatural powers

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Word Origin for jinni

C17: from Arabic

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