Definition of magus noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈmeɪɡəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmeɪɡəs//
    (pl. magi
    BrE BrE//ˈmeɪdʒaɪ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmeɪdʒaɪ//
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  1. 1 a member of the group to which priests in ancient Persia belonged
  2. 2a man with magic powers
  3. Word OriginMiddle English: via Latin and Greek from Old Persian maguš.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: magus