djinni

djin·​ni | \ ˈjē-nē How to pronounce djinni (audio) , ˈji-, jə-ˈnē \
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1 : one of a class of spirits that according to Muslim demonology inhabit the earth, assume various forms, and exercise supernatural power

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“Djinni.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/djinni?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=d&file=djinni01. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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