djinni


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djin·ni

 (jĭn′ē, jĭ-nē′)
n.
Variant of jinni.

djinni

(dʒɪˈniː; ˈdʒɪnɪ) or

djinny

n, pl djinn (dʒɪn)
(Non-European Myth & Legend) variant spellings of jinni
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Noun1.djinni - (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 animalsdjinni - (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
Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism, Islam, Islamism - the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; "Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion"; "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"
shaitan, shaytan - (Islam) a rebellious jinni who leads men astray
eblis - (Islam) the principal evil jinni in Islamic mythology
disembodied spirit, spirit - any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings
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By the time "I Dream of Jeannie" came around--the first time--I was so used to it that it didn't occur to me to wonder why a djinni, a mythical Middle Eastern creature, looked like Barbara Eden?