genii

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

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 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

genii

  1. plural form of genie

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

geniī

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