Jinn



[jin] /dʒɪn/

noun, plural jinns (especially collectively) jinn. Islamic Mythology.
1.
any of a class of spirits, lower than the angels, capable of appearing in human and animal forms and influencing humankind for either good or evil.
/dʒɪn/
noun
1.
(often functioning as sing) the plural of jinni
n.

1680s, djen, from Arabic jinn, collective plural, “demons, spirits, angels.” The proper singular is jinni. Cf. genie.

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