Chaldean definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or relating to Chaldea or its individuals, language, or tradition.
    • Of or related to Chaldea specifically, or old Babylonia in general.
    • Of or pertaining to Chaldea.
    • of or associated with old Chaldea or its people or language or culture
  • noun:
    • A member of a historical Semitic individuals who ruled in Babylonia.
    • See Aramaic.
    • one versed in occult learning.
    • A native of Chaldea; a Chaldee.
    • a part associated with Chaldean Catholic Church, a uniate chapel of the Roman Catholic Church.
    • A diviner or astrologer.
    • An inhabitant of Chaldea; especially, a member for the Semitic competition from who Chaldea took its title, who have been celebrated as warriors, astrologers, magicians, etc., and constituted the priestly caste of Babylonia.
    • in Bible, sometimes, an astrologer, soothsayer, or fortune-teller.
    • a wise man competent in occult understanding
    • an inhabitant of ancient Chaldea
  • others:
    • Relating or related to Chaldea, the rich plain of south Babylonia: the name Chaldea has also been frequently put on the whole of this nation, from dominance of this Chaldean battle on it for an extended time.

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