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Webster 1913 Edition


Magian

Ma′gi-an

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Adj.
Of or pertaining to the Magi.

Ma′gi-an

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Noun.
One of the Magi, or priests of the Zoroastrian religion in Persia; an adherent of the Zoroastrian religion.
Ma′gi-an-ism
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Noun.

Webster 1828 Edition


Magian

MA'GIAN

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Adj.
[L. magus.] Pertaining to the Magi, a sect of philosophers in Persia.

MA'GIAN

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Noun.
One of the sect of the Persian Magi, who hold that there are two principles, one that cause of good, the other of evil. The knowledge of these philosophers was deemed by the vulgar to be supernatural.

Definition 2022


Magian

Magian

See also: magian

English

Noun

Magian (plural Magians)

  1. One of the Magi, or priests of the Zoroastrian religion in Persia.
  2. An adherent of the Zoroastrian religion.

Related terms

Adjective

Magian (comparative more Magian, superlative most Magian)

  1. Of or relating to the Magi.

magian

magian

See also: Magian

Esperanto

Adjective

magian

  1. accusative singular of magia

Finnish

Noun

magian

  1. Genitive singular form of magia.

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Old English

Verb

magian

  1. to prevail

Conjugation

Derived terms