(comparative more Magian, superlative most Magian)
- Of or relating to the Magi.
Variant of Magi
plural nounsing. Magus
- members of a priestly caste of ancient Media and Persia
- the wise men from the East (in later tradition, three in number) who came bearing gifts to the infant Jesus: Matt. 2:1-13
Origin of MagiClassical Latin plural of magus ; from Classical Greek magos ; from Old Persian magus (or Iranian magu-), member of a priestly caste, magician ; from Indo-European base an unverified form magh-, to be able from source might, Classical Latin machina