Magian

1 of 2

noun

Ma·​gi·​an ˈmā-jē-ən How to pronounce Magian (audio)
: magus

Magian

2 of 2

adjective

Ma·​gi·​an ˈmā-jē-ən How to pronounce Magian (audio)
-ˌjī-
: of or relating to the Magi
Magianism noun

Examples of Magian in a Sentence

Noun in Shakespeare's The Tempest, Prospero is a benevolent Magian who rules over an enchanted tropical island

Word History

First Known Use

Noun

1548, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1716, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Magian was in 1548

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Cite this Entry

“Magian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Magian. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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