afreet

noun
\ˈa-ˌfrēt, ə-ˈfrēt\
variants: or afrit

Definition of afreet 

: a powerful evil jinni, demon, or monstrous giant in Arabic mythology

First Known Use of afreet

circa 1712, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for afreet

borrowed from Arabic ʽifrīt

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