1. [syn: genie, jinni, jinnee, djinni, djinny, djinn]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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 djinnee,
Syn: jinn; jin; djinn.
Note: Jinn is also used as sing., with pl. jinns.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: (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 [syn:
genie, jinni, jinnee, djinni, djinny, djinn]