or Ye·zi·di

[ yuh-zee-dee ]
/ yəˈzi di /


a member of a religious sect living mostly in the Kurdish areas of northern Iraq, Syria, Armenia, and Georgia, whose beliefs are based partly on Zoroastrianism and Sufism.

Origin of Yazidi

of uncertain origin

Related forms

Ya·zi·dism, noun
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