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Meaning of Magi

Ma•gi

Pronunciation: (mā'jī), [key]
— sing. -gus
  1. (sometimes l.c.) the wise men, generally assumed to be three in number, who paid homage to the infant Jesus. Matt. 2:1–12. Cf.(def. 1),(def. 1),(def. 1).
  2. (sometimes l.c.) the class of Zoroastrian priests in ancient Media and Persia, reputed to possess supernatural powers.
  3. (l.c.) astrologers.
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