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3 definitions by Nixie Grey

 
1.
(In Persian mythology) a mythical superhuman being, originally represented as evil but subsequently as good or graceful genie or fairy
Usually shown in sci-fi stories. i.e., "she turned around and saw the Peri behind her."
by Nixie Grey September 17, 2008
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2.
An alternate spelling to 'jinn'.
(In Arabian or Muslim mythology) an intelligent spirit of lower rank than angels, able to appear in human and animal forms and to posess humans.
"Did you hear what happened to Ellie yesterday?"
"Yeah. Got taken over by a Djinn."
"Pity."
by Nixie Grey September 17, 2008
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3.
(In German Mythology) a water sprite.
"Look over there Jeremy!"
"Why?"
"There's a nixie playing in the bird bath!"
by Nixie Grey September 17, 2008
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