Yezidis

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Yezidis (ˈjɛzɪdɪz)
 
pl n
a religious sect found in the Kurdish areas of Iraq, Turkey, and Syria, whose beliefs combine elements of Zoroastrianism, Islam, Christianity, and other religions; in addition to believing in a Supreme God, the Yezidi worship seven angels, among whom is the devil, who is believed to have repented and been pardoned and reinstated as chief angel
 
[C19: perhaps from Yazid or Ezid a name for God]

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