Magian

noun
Ma·​gi·​an | \ ˈmā-jē-ən How to pronounce Magian (audio) \

Definition of Magian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: magus

Magian

adjective
Ma·​gi·​an | \ ˈmā-jē-ən How to pronounce Magian (audio) , -ˌjī- \

Definition of Magian (Entry 2 of 2)

: of or relating to the Magi

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Adjective

Magianism \ ˈmā-​jē-​ə-​ˌni-​zəm How to pronounce Magian (audio) \ 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

First Known Use of Magian

Noun

1548, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1716, in the meaning defined above

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“Magian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Magian. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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