noun pl. Magi
- one of the Magi
- a sorcerer or astrologer
ME < L: see Magi
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noun pl. ma·gi (māˈjīˌ)
- A member of the Zoroastrian priestly caste of the Medes and Persians.
- Magus In the New Testament, one of the wise men from the East, traditionally held to be three, who traveled to Bethlehem to pay homage to the infant Jesus.
- A sorcerer; a magician.
Origin: From Middle English magi, magi
Origin: , from Latin magī
Origin: , pl. of magus, sorcerer, magus
Origin: , from Greek magos
Origin: , from Old Persian maguš; see magh- in Indo-European roots
- maˈgi·an (māˈjē-ən) adjective
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