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Synonyms of magi

Noun


1. Wise Men, Magi

usage: (New Testament) the sages who visited Jesus and Mary and Joseph shortly after Jesus was born; the Gospel According to Matthew says they were guided by a star and brought gifts of gold and frankincense and myrrh; because there were three gifts it is usually assumed that there were three of them

Noun


1. Wise Men, Magi

usage: a magician or sorcerer of ancient times

2. magus, sorcerer, magician, wizard, necromancer, thaumaturge, thaumaturgist

usage: a member of the Zoroastrian priesthood of the ancient Persians

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