noun, plural jinns, (especially collectively) jinn. Islamic Mythology.
Origin of jinn
Examples from the Web for jinni
Mr. Theodore Bent found the same superstitious dread of the jinni both in the Hadramaut and in Dhofar.
If you take a jinni or a swan-maiden you can go from Cairo to Bokhara in less time than our best expresses could cover a mile.
Who does not sympathise with the Trader who killed the invisible son of the jinni?
In the case of the jinni of Arabia the connection 54 with trees is more clearly demonstrable.
The building is the abode of jinni, and no one who goes in is ever able to come out by the same door.Southern Arabia|Theodore Bent
jinnee, djinni or djinny
noun plural jinn or djinn (dʒɪn)
Word Origin for jinni
1680s, djen, from Arabic jinn, collective plural, "demons, spirits, angels." The proper singular is jinni. Cf. genie.