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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ma·gi n. pl.  A caste of priests, philosophers, and magicians, among the ancient Persians; hence, any holy men or sages of the East.
    The inspired Magi from the Orient came.   --Sandys.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a magician or sorcerer of ancient times
      2: a member of the Zoroastrian priesthood of the ancient
      [also: magi (pl)]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : (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 [syn: Wise Men]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See magus