from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In Mohammedan myth., an evil jinnee or genie or demon of the most powerful class.


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  • A Marid (Arabic : مارد ) in common mythology is a djinn associated with open waters of the Seas and Oceans where it finds sanctuary. Marids are mentioned in the Qur'an (in Sura As-Saaffat:7 (37:7): And to guard against every rebellious (Marid) devil.), as well as pre-Islamic Arabian mythology and throughout Asia.


    January 30, 2008