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SHAITAN

 Dictionary entry overview: What does shaitan mean? 

SHAITAN (noun)
  The noun SHAITAN has 1 sense:

1. (Islam) a rebellious jinni who leads men astray

  Familiarity information: SHAITAN used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SHAITAN (noun)


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Meaning:

(Islam) a rebellious jinni who leads men astray

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

shaitan; shaytan

Hypernyms ("shaitan" is a kind of...):

djinni; djinny; genie; jinnee; jinni ((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)

Domain category:

Islam; Islamism; Mohammedanism; Muhammadanism; Muslimism (the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran)


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