Definition of afreet in English:


Syllabification: af·reet
Pronunciation: /ˈafrēt, əˈfrēt
(also afrit)


(In Arabian and Muslim mythology) a powerful jinn or demon.
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  • 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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