(In Arabian and Muslim mythology) a powerful jinn or demon.
- And behind his eyes are towers and jewels and djinn, carpets and rings and wild afreets, kings and princes and cities of brass.
- Yrisande is an afreet, one of the lesser djinn.
- He does not appear to be a ghost or afrit, yet he is clearly… most unusual.
Late 18th century: from Arabic ῾ifrīt.
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