Pronunciation: (mā'jī),[key] —n.pl., —sing.-gusPronunciation: (-gus)[key] 1. (sometimes l.c.) the wise men, generally assumed to be three in number, who paid homage to the infant Jesus. Matt. 2:1–12. Cf. Balthazar (def. 1), Caspar (def. 1), Melchior (def. 1).
2. (sometimes l.c.) the class of Zoroastrian priests in ancient Media and Persia, reputed to possess supernatural powers.
3. (l.c.) astrologers.