Azazel Definition

ə-zāzəl, ăzə-zĕl
In the Bible, the evil spirit in the wilderness to whom a scapegoat was sent on the Day of Atonement.
American Heritage
In ancient Hebrew tradition, a place in the wilderness or an evil spirit in the desert to which a scapegoat is to be sent on the Day of Atonement.
Webster's New World
One of the jinn.
American Heritage

Origin of Azazel

  • Hebrew ‘ăzā’zēl ʕzz in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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