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Definition of the noun magus

What does magus mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • magus: magi
  • Magus: Magi

  1. a magician or sorcerer of ancient times
  2. a member of the Zoroastrian priesthood of the ancient Persians
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic terms: non-Christian priest / priest = a person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion

Alternative definition of the noun magus


  1. (common usage) magician, and derogatorily sorcerer, trickster, conjurer, charlatan
  2. (special usage) a Zoroastrian priest


  1. The Magus is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe.
  2. The Magus is a fictional character, a Marvel Comics supervillain. He is an evil version of the hero Adam Warlock.
  3. Magus is a fictional character from Gargoyles the Movie: The Heroes Awaken.


"Magus" is a film, directed by John Lechago.


"Magus", is an action role-playing game for the PlayStation 3, co-developed by Black Tower and Aksys Games.

  • mode: Single-player video game
  • developers: Aksys Games, Black Tower Studios
  • genres: Role-playing game, Action game, Adventure game
  • publisher: Aksys Games
  • released on


Who is Magus?

Magus is a musical artist, musician, composer.

  • born on (39 years ago)
  • member of musical group shamo since
  • read more about Magus (singer)


Magus a.k.a. Magician: A magician is a practitioner of magic that has the ability to attain objectives or acquire knowledge wisdom using supernatural means.

  • also known as Mađioničar, Μάγος, 魔术师, Фокусник, Magik, Маг, 魔法师

Phrases with Magus

  1. Conus Magus
  2. Genus Magus
  3. Sirex Magus
  4. Nirmus Magus
  5. Tremex Magus
  6. Gamasus Magus
  7. Gibbula magus
  8. Theates Magus
  9. Platysma Magus
  10. Parasitus Magus
  11. Sparasion magus
  12. Cricotopus Magus
  13. Homotherus Magus
  14. Pionoconus Magus
  15. Glyphijulus Magus
  16. Bizarrifrons Magus
  17. Pseudonympha Magus
  18. Species Conus Magus
  19. Species Sirex Magus
  20. Species Nirmus Magus

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Magus

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Google previewThe Golden Legend (2012)

Readings on the Saints by Jacobus de Voragine

Magus means deceiver, sorcerer, or wise man. Some say that these...

Google previewThe History of the World (1614)

by Walter Raleigh (Sir)

' Magus is a Persian word primitiuely , whereby is exprest such a one ...

Google previewSex May Be Wasted on the Young (2004)

by Lee Stones, Stones, M. J. (Michael J.)

The Magus is a magician who improvised for Nicholas Urfe (the main character) a metaphor of life as theatre in which the characters change roles from act to act, never knowing how the plot will unfold, but sensing some hidden purpose.

Google preview“Curious, if True” (2012)

The Fantastic in Literature by Amy Bright

Roberta Rubenstein, as an example, wrote, “The Magus is a cross between an intellectual puzzle and ...

Google previewThe Watkins Dictionary of Magic (2012)

Over 3000 Entries on the World of Magical Formulas, Secret Symbols and the Occult by Nevill Drury

See also Ipsissimus; Magus (2). Magna Mater Latin for “Great Mother”, a term used in ancient Rome to describe the Mother Goddess, especially with reference to Rhea and Cybele. Magnum Opus Latin for “Great Work”, a term used in alchemy ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Witchcraft (2003)

by Michael David Bailey

SIMON MAGUS. In the Bible, the most famous magician in the New ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of the Esoteric (2004)

3000 Entries on the Mystical and Occult Traditions by Nevill Drury

Magic Number Square - Magus, The MAGIC: Magic involves harnessing the powers of Nature for purposes. creations (opera') as vortices (rotas)" although this is only one of several possible meanings. See also Abracadabra. Magic Number ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Modern Witchcraft and Neo-Paganism (2002)

by Shelley Rabinovitch, James Lewis

MAGUS mistakes, these things will weaken not only everyday credibility, but magical credibility, Will, as well. This follows from the widely held Pagan precept, "As without, so within" — which describes the interrelationship of all planes of ...

Google previewDictionary of Contemporary Mythology (2017)

Third Edition, 2011 by William Harwood

Simon Magus Faithhealer mentioned in ACTS 3:9-24, and in the Manichean Acts of Peter. Simon was performing in Samaria when Philippos, a follower of Paul of Tarsus who was not the mythical Philippos named as one of Jesus' nonexistent ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature in Britain (2017)

by Sian Echard, Robert Rouse

The biblical prototype for medieval depictions of evil magicians, however, was Simon Magus, a character described only briefly in the canonical New Testament and more extensively in pseudepigraphal/apocryphal texts. The book of Acts ...

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Quotes about Magus

Forgiving's forgetting. (John Fowles)
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Scrabble value of M3A1G2U1S1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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