djinni djinni


  • (n) (Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals



  1. Randall's djinni happens to be Burl Ives, who complicates a routine romantic farce by conjuring up slaves, seneschals, dromedaries, elephants, a shapely blue djinniyeh (Kamala .
  2. White's buildings were of course constructed from the most detailed blueprints, but they often appear as though he had rubbed a lamp, pointed to a drawing, and told the djinni to .
  3. The Cry of Conscience is represented by echoing, disembodied voices; Quinn is pursued by a djinni who repeats the Hippocratic oath, and Lana writhes daintily in her sleep as Nolan .
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