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Plural of magus.
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pl n, sing magus (ˈmeɪɡəs)
1. (Other Non-Christian Religions) the Zoroastrian priests of the ancient Medes and Persians
2. (Bible) the three magi the wise men from the East who came to do homage to the infant Jesus (Matthew 2:1–12) and traditionally called Caspar, Melchior, and Balthazar
magian adj
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(ˈmeɪ dʒaɪ), sing. -gus (-gəs).
1. (sometimes l.c.) the wise men, three by tradition, who paid homage to the infant Jesus. Matt. 2:1–12.
2. (sometimes l.c.) a class of Zoroastrian priests in ancient Media and Persia.
[see Magus]
Ma′gi•an (-dʒi ən) n., adj.
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Noun1.Magi - (New Testament) the sages who visited Jesus and Mary and Joseph shortly after Jesus was bornMagi - (New Testament) the sages who visited Jesus and Mary and Joseph shortly after Jesus was born; the Gospel According to Matthew says they were guided by a star and brought gifts of gold and frankincense and myrrh; because there were three gifts it is usually assumed that there were three of them
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
Balthasar, Balthazar - (New Testament) one of the three sages from the east who came bearing gifts for the infant Jesus
Caspar, Gaspar - (New Testament) one of the three sages from the east who came bearing gifts for the infant Jesus
Melchior - (New Testament) one of the three sages from the east who came bearing gifts for the infant Jesus; usually represented as a king of Nubia
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[ˈmeɪdʒaɪ] NPL the Magilos Reyes Magos
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pl the Magidie Heiligen Drei Könige, die drei Weisen aus dem Morgenland
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