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n. - (Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals.

Usage examples (32)
  • So angry, he was, when the nobles call the jinn back to Charbydon.
  • The jinn were the basis for many of your myths of demons, Detective Madigan.
  • Distinct from the angels there is another order of beings made of fire called jinn (genii.)
  • A jinn is a spirit that inhabits the Earth and influences mankind by appearing in the form of for more
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