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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 (28)
  • So she start writing about Amma and jinni and exorcism.
  • When all of a sudden some Arab jinni Jump up just a-winkin 'his eye.
  • Bedouin, to propitiate, with certain formulas, the jinni of the lake.
  • I — about the Prince and the Princess whose beauty set the fairy and the jinni disputing. for more
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