Definitions for MAGIˈmeɪ dʒaɪ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(sometimes l.c.) the wise men, three by tradition, who paid homage to the infant Jesus. Matt. 2:1–12.
(sometimes l.c.) a class of Zoroastrian priests in ancient Media and Persia.
Category: Eastern Religions
Origin of Magi:
Ma′gi•an-dʒi ən(n.; adj.)
Wise Men, Magi(noun)
(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
The three wise men that met the baby Jesus at the Epiphany.
The three bright stars that form Orion's Belt.
Plural form of magus.
Plural form of mage.
a caste of priests, philosophers, and magicians, among the ancient Persians; hence, any holy men or sages of the East
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a priestly caste in the East, constituting the "learned" class, as the Druids in the West: the custodiers of religion and the rites connected therewith, and who gave themselves up to the study of sciences of a recondite character, but with a human interest, such as astrology and magic, and who were held in great reverence by, and exercised a great influence over, the people.
Translations for MAGI
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the bag-like organ in the body into which food passes when swallowed, and where most of it is digested.
- كيس المَعِدَهArabic
- estômagoPortuguese (BR)
- der MagenGerman
- आमाशय, पक्वाशयHindi
- mage, magsäckSwedish
- 胃Chinese (Trad.)
- dạ dàyVietnamese
- 胃Chinese (Simp.)
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