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  2  definitions  found 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jinnee 
  n  :  a  spirit  believed  by  Muslims  to  inhabit  the  earth  and 
  influence  mankind  by  appearing  in  the  form  of  humans  or 
  animals  [syn:  {genie},  {jinni},  {djinni},  {djinny}] 




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