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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Jinnee \Jin"nee\, Jinni \Jin"ni\(j[i^]n"n[=e]), n.; pl. Jinn (j[i^]n). [Ar.] (Arabian & Mohammedan Myth.) A genius or demon; one of the fabled genii, good and evil spirits, supposed to be the children of fire, and to have the power of assuming various forms. [Written also djinnee, genie, etc.] Syn: jinn; jin; djinn. [1913 Webster] Note: Jinn is also used as sing., with pl. jinns. [1913 Webster]