n. evil spirit or powerful demon (Arabian Mythology)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Afrit — Af rit, Afrite Af rite, Afreet Af reet, n. [Arab. ifr[=i]t.] (Moham. Myth.) A powerful evil jinnee, demon, or monstrous giant. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • afrit — àfrīt m <G afríta> DEFINICIJA min. vrsta vapnenca ETIMOLOGIJA grč. aphrós: pjena + it …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • afrit — [af′rēt΄, ə frēt′] n. alt. sp. of AFREET …   English World dictionary

  • Afrit — (AFF reet) Variations: Afreet, Afreeti, Afrite, Efreet, Efreeti, Efrit, Ifreet, Ifrit African and Muslim folklore alike speak of a vampiric spirit called the afrit, or afriti when found in numbers. Its name means blood drinking nomad. When a… …   Encyclopedia of vampire mythology

  • Afrit — Die Ifrit (arabisch ‏عفريت‎, DMG ʿIfrīt Plural: ‏عفاريت‎ / ʿAfārīt; abgeleitet von ʿafar / ‏عفر‎ /„Staub“), auch Afrit, Afarit oder Efreet (alte Schreibweise), sind arabische Totengeister, die aus Feuer geschaffen wurden und das Leben der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Afrit — Éfrit Religion religions abrahamiques : judaïsme · christianisme · islam …   Wikipédia en Français

  • afrit — noun see afreet …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • afrit — /af reet, euh freet /, n. afreet. * * * …   Universalium

  • AFRIT` —    a powerful evil spirit in the Mohammedan mythology …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • afrit — noun variant spelling of afreet …   English new terms dictionary

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