jinni

Definitions:

  • In the Koran and Muslim tradition, a spirit often capable of assuming human or animal form and exercising supernatural influence over people.
  • a <xref>supernatural</xref> being with extraordinary powers that usually takes human form and serves its <xref>summoner</xref>: <xref>djinn</xref>, <xref>genie</xref>
  • (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
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