Jinnee
Jinnee Jin"nee, Jinni Jin"ni(j[i^]n"n[=e]), n.; pl. {Jinn} (j[i^]n). [Ar.] (Arabian & Mohammedan Myth.) A genius or demon; one of the fabled genii, good and evil spirits, supposed to be the children of fire, and to have the power of assuming various forms. [Written also {jin}, {djinn}, {djinnee}, {genie}, etc.] [1913 Webster]

Note: Jinn is also used as sing., with pl. jinns. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • jinnee — n. (Arabian Mythology) genius or demon; genie, jinn, spirit which is often contained in a bottle and can grant wishes (Arabian Folklore) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jinnee — jin·nee …   English syllables

  • jinnee — n. (also jinn, djinn) (pl. jinn or djinn) (in Muslim mythology) an intelligent being lower than the angels, able to appear in human and animal forms, and having power over people. Etymology: Arab. jinni, pl. jinn: cf. GENIE …   Useful english dictionary

  • djinn — Jinnee Jin nee, Jinni Jin ni(j[i^]n n[=e]), n.; pl. {Jinn} (j[i^]n). [Ar.] (Arabian & Mohammedan Myth.) A genius or demon; one of the fabled genii, good and evil spirits, supposed to be the children of fire, and to have the power of assuming… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • djinnee — Jinnee Jin nee, Jinni Jin ni(j[i^]n n[=e]), n.; pl. {Jinn} (j[i^]n). [Ar.] (Arabian & Mohammedan Myth.) A genius or demon; one of the fabled genii, good and evil spirits, supposed to be the children of fire, and to have the power of assuming… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • genie — Jinnee Jin nee, Jinni Jin ni(j[i^]n n[=e]), n.; pl. {Jinn} (j[i^]n). [Ar.] (Arabian & Mohammedan Myth.) A genius or demon; one of the fabled genii, good and evil spirits, supposed to be the children of fire, and to have the power of assuming… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jin — Jinnee Jin nee, Jinni Jin ni(j[i^]n n[=e]), n.; pl. {Jinn} (j[i^]n). [Ar.] (Arabian & Mohammedan Myth.) A genius or demon; one of the fabled genii, good and evil spirits, supposed to be the children of fire, and to have the power of assuming… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jinn — Jinnee Jin nee, Jinni Jin ni(j[i^]n n[=e]), n.; pl. {Jinn} (j[i^]n). [Ar.] (Arabian & Mohammedan Myth.) A genius or demon; one of the fabled genii, good and evil spirits, supposed to be the children of fire, and to have the power of assuming… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jinni — Jinnee Jin nee, Jinni Jin ni(j[i^]n n[=e]), n.; pl. {Jinn} (j[i^]n). [Ar.] (Arabian & Mohammedan Myth.) A genius or demon; one of the fabled genii, good and evil spirits, supposed to be the children of fire, and to have the power of assuming… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • djinn — djinnee djin nee djinni djin ni, djinny djin ny(j[i^]n n[=e]), n.; pl. {djinn} (j[i^]n) or {djinns} (j[i^]nz). A spirit believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals. Same as {djinni} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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