Yezidi

noun Yez·i·di \ˈyezə̇dē\
variants: or

Yazidi

\ˈyäzədē\

Definition of Yezidi

plural

-s

  1. :  a member of a syncretistic religious sect inhabiting a small area in Iraq, Syria, and Soviet Armenia, comprising several Kurdish-speaking peoples, and worshiping an angel believed to have been formerly the author of evil but to be now actively good and chief among seven angels to whom the supreme but transcendent God has left the government of the world

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Origin and Etymology of yezidi

probably of Iranian origin


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