noun Chal·de·an \kal-ˈdē-ən, kl-, käl-\

Definition of CHALDEAN

a :  a member of an ancient Semitic people that became dominant in Babylonia
b :  the Semitic language of the Chaldeans
:  a person versed in the occult arts
Chaldean adjective

Origin of CHALDEAN

Latin Chaldaeus Chaldean, astrologer, from Greek Chaldaios, from Chaldaia Chaldea, region of ancient Babylonia
First Known Use: 1561


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