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magi 1

Pronunciation: /ˈmeɪdʒʌɪ/
Plural form of magus.

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There are 2 main definitions of magi in English:

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Magi 2

Pronunciation: /ˈmeɪdʒʌɪ/
(the Magi)
The ‘wise men’ from the East who brought gifts to the infant Jesus (Matt. 2:1), said in later tradition to be kings named Caspar, Melchior, and Balthasar who brought gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.

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See magus.

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