A·za·zel (ə-zāzəl, ăzə-zĕl′)
1. In the Bible, the evil spirit in the wilderness to whom a scapegoat was sent on the Day of Atonement.
2. Islam One of the jinn.
[Hebrew 'ăzā'zēl; see ʿzz in the Appendix of Semitic roots.]
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