Definitions for magian-dʒi ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ma•gi*ˈmeɪ dʒaɪ(n.pl.)(sing.)-gus

  1. (sometimes l.c.) the wise men, three by tradition, who paid homage to the infant Jesus. Matt. 2:1–12.

    Category: Bible

  2. (sometimes l.c.) a class of Zoroastrian priests in ancient Media and Persia.

    Category: Eastern Religions

* (-gəs)..

Origin of Magi:

see Magus

Ma′gi•an-dʒi ən(n.; adj.)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Magian(adj)

    of or pertaining to the Magi

  2. Magian(noun)

    one of the Magi, or priests of the Zoroastrian religion in Persia; an adherent of the Zoroastrian religion

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