Definitions starting with J

ID #4752

jinny

[cf. Krio jinay genie, from Arabic via Mende (Hancock p.c.); cf. also OED jinnee genie, spirit] n. a ghost. (Black)

Tags: folktales, noun

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Last update: 2011-05-31 18:13
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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