Yezidi Definition

yäzĭ-
yazidi, yazidis, yezidis
noun
A member of a Kurdish-speaking group who practice Yezidism and live predominantly in Iraq, Syria, and southeast Turkey.
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Other Word Forms of Yezidi

Noun

Singular:
Yezidi
Plural:
yezidis

Origin of Yezidi

  • Arabic Yazīdī Kurdish Êzîdî probably after the second Umayyad caliph Yazīd ibn Mu‘awīya (645–683), revered by Yezidis as an important propagator of Yezidism

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

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