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Meaning of SHAITAN

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Shai"tan\, Sheitan \Shei"tan\, n. [Written also
{sheytan}.] [Hind. shait[=a]n, fr. Ar. shai[.t][=a]n.]
1. Among Mohammedans:
   (a) An evil spirit; the evil one; the devil.
   (b) One of bad disposition; a fiend. [Colloq.]

2. (Meteor.) A dust storm. [India]

 

 

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