magus

noun ma·gus \ ˈmā-gəs \

Definition of magus

plural magi play \ˈmā-ˌjī, ˈma-\
1 a :a member of a hereditary priestly class among the ancient Medes and Persians
b often capitalized :one of the traditionally three wise men from the East paying homage to the infant Jesus

Examples of magus in a Sentence

  1. attributed the storms to a clash of wills between the two most powerful magi in the land

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Origin and Etymology of magus

Latin, from Greek magos — more at magic




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