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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jin  \Jin\,  Jinn  \Jinn\,  n. 
  See  {Jinnee}.  ``Solomon  is  said  to  have  had  power  over  the 
  jin.''  --Balfour  (Cyc.  of  India). 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jinnee  \Jin"nee\,  n.;  pl  {Jinn}.  [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  {jin}, 
  {djinnee},  etc.] 
 
  Note:  Jinn  is  also  used  as  sing.,  with  pl  jinns. 




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