Chaldean

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

Definition of Chaldean

  1. 1a :  a member of an ancient Semitic people that became dominant in Babyloniab :  the Semitic language of the Chaldeans

  2. 2 :  a person versed in the occult arts

Chaldean

adjective

Origin and Etymology of chaldean

Latin Chaldaeus Chaldean, astrologer, from Greek Chaldaios, from Chaldaia Chaldea, region of ancient Babylonia

Learn More about chaldean


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Chaldean? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

sad or melancholy

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!