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djinn in Folklore topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdjinndjinn /dʒɪn/ noun [countable]  RFan invisible creature with special powers in Islamic stories syn genie
Examples from the Corpus
djinnThe Devil is not a djinn, Um Yusef, but is as with you.There are black djinn and white djinn.Halema began to describe the life of the desert djinn who people the underworld.My aunt was satisfied with her djinn and refused to marry.Weir's smoke made me think of djinn, genies from the bottle.Quite often, the djinn are simply invisible, and may only be identified by a whiff of cinnamon in the air.The djinn will always pay you back.