afreet

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noun \ˈa-ˌfrēt, ə-ˈfrēt\
variants: or

afrit

Definition of afreet

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

Origin and Etymology of afreet

Arabic ʽifrīt


First Known Use: circa 1712


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