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genii

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

genii

  1. (Roman mythology) plural form of genius; guardian spirits
    • 1980, Colin Thubron, Seafarers: The Venetians, page 40:
      On the 11th Century glass bowl above, the painted figures—winged genii, nude athletes and brawny soldiers—resemble mythological characters but may be only lighthearted mimicry of ancient Greek or Roman subjects.

Etymology 2Edit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

genii

  1. plural form of genie

LatinEdit

NounEdit

geniī

  1. nominative plural of genius
  2. genitive singular of genius
  3. vocative plural of genius