noun, plural Ma·gi [mey-jahy] /ˈmeɪ dʒaɪ/.
Origin of Magus
plural noun, singular Ma·gus [mey-guh s] /ˈmeɪ gəs/
Origin of Magi
Examples from the Web for magus
Eventually, the Avengers team up with Thanos to do battle with the Magus.Inside Marvel’s Phase 3: How ‘The Avengers’ Cross Paths with Black Panther and the New Superheroes|Marlow Stern|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Although Fowles had already drafted his more famous novel The Magus, he delayed its publication until he finished The Collector.How to Understand the Criminal Mind By Reading This Novel|Casey N. Cep|December 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Magus was out, and Pierre could obtain no information on this phenomenon.Pierre Grassou|Honore de Balzac
It was Simon's proficiency in this occult science which gained him the surname of Magus, or Magician.
A Magus, then, is one who is a minister of the Gods, or one who has by nature the god-like faculty.Apollonius of Tyana, the Philosopher-Reformer of the First Century A.D.|George Robert Stowe Mead
Magus faced about with a shrug, as much as to say there was indeed nothing else to be done.Quintus Claudius, Volume 1 of 2|Ernst Eckstein
The rods seem to have been of tamarisk, and without a magus no kind of sacrifices were performed.
noun plural magi (ˈmeɪdʒaɪ)
Word Origin for magus
pl n singular magus (ˈmeɪɡəs)
member of the ancient Persian priestly caste, late 14c., singular of magi (q.v.).
c.1200, "skilled magicians, astrologers," from Latin magi, plural of magus "magician, learned magician," from Greek magos, a word used for the Persian learned and priestly class as portrayed in the Bible (said by ancient historians to have been originally the name of a Median tribe), from Old Persian magush "magician" (see magic). Related: Magian.