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also af·rit (ăf′rēt′, ə-frēt′)
A powerful evil spirit or gigantic and monstrous demon in Muslim tradition.

[Arabic 'ifrīt, from Middle Persian āfrīd, created (an afreet probably being so called because it is a "creature," a creation of God or divine powers), from āfrīdan, to bless, create, from Old Iranian *āfrī-, to bless (attested in Avestan āfrī-) : *ā-, to, towards, hither + *frī-, to rejoice, please; see prī- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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(ˈæfriːt; əˈfriːt) or


(Non-European Myth & Legend) Arabian myth a powerful evil demon or giant monster
[C19: from Arabic `ifrīt]
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or af•rit

(ˈæf rit, əˈfrit)

a powerful evil demon or monster in Arabian myths.
[1795–1805; < dial. Arabic ‘afrīt < Pahlavi āfrītan]
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