Chaldee

noun
Chal·​dee | \ ˈkal-ˌdē , ˈkȯl- , ˈkäl-\

Definition of Chaldee

2 : the Aramaic vernacular that was the original language of some parts of the Bible

First Known Use of Chaldee

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Chaldee

Middle English Caldey, probably from Middle French chaldée, from Latin Chaldaeus

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