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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Supernatural spirits that grant wishes to the one who summons them.

Usage examples (32)
  • Railway, which, according to him, had lent all its "genii" to the
  • So may be the CTs are "genii," in the sense of being the guardian "spirits" of the Earth and its lesser creatures.
  • 'genii' and mankind are of common occurrence in the mythology of most peoples.
  • Genius, geniuses (men of genius), genii (spirits). for more
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  • A "genie" (a spirit that can grant wishes) can grant the intelligent wishes of many "genii" (more than one genius).
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