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

Definition of Chaldee

  1. 1 :  chaldean 1a

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

Origin and Etymology of chaldee

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

First Known Use: 14th century

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