ܡܰܘܒܕܳܢ ܡܰܘܒܶܕ mwbdn mwbd mawbdān mawbed chief of the Magi
MP mowbedān mowbed; in Syr. is also attested ܪܒ ܡܓܘܫܐ rb mgwšʾ "grand mage" (Gignoux 1986, 101 n. 30), probably a hybrid calque containing the older form of the loanword mgwšʾ (see s.v.) ● MAMQ 57, 14 ◆ LS 373b; PS Suppl. 186 f.