Definition of Chaldean
1 a : a member of an ancient Semitic people that became dominant in Babylonia b : the Semitic language of the Chaldeans
2 : a person versed in the occult arts
Origin and Etymology of chaldean
Latin Chaldaeus Chaldean, astrologer, from Greek Chaldaios, from Chaldaia Chaldea, region of ancient Babylonia
First Known Use: 1561
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