Definition of Chaldean

1. Noun. A wise man skilled in occult learning.

Exact synonyms: Chaldaean, Chaldee
Generic synonyms: Occultist



2. Adjective. Of or relating to ancient Chaldea or its people or language or culture.
Exact synonyms: Chaldaean, Chaldee
Derivative terms: Chaldaean, Chaldea, Chaldea, Chaldea, Chaldea, Chaldee
Partainyms: Chaldea, Chaldea, Chaldea

3. Noun. An inhabitant of ancient Chaldea.
Exact synonyms: Chaldaean, Chaldee
Generic synonyms: Semite
Derivative terms: Chaldaean, Chaldee

Definition of Chaldean

1. a. Of or pertaining to Chaldea.

Definition of Chaldean

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to Chaldea specifically, or ancient Babylonia in general. ¹

2. Noun. A native of Chaldea; a Chaldee. ¹

3. Noun. A member of the Chaldean Catholic Church, a uniate church of the Roman Catholic Church. ¹

4. Noun. (context biblical) A diviner or astrologer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chaldean

Chalcedonian
Chalcedonians
Chalcese
Chalchese
Chalcidae
Chalcididae
Chalcis
Chalcostigma
Chaldaea
Chaldaean
Chaldaic
Chaldaics
Chaldaism
Chaldaisms
Chaldea
Chaldean
Chaldean Catholic Church
Chaldeans
Chaldee
Chaldees
Chaldæa
Chaldæan
Chaldæans
Challis
Chalon
Chalons
Chalons-sur-Marne
Chalybean
Chamaea
Chamaea fasciata

Literary usage of Chaldean

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1. Ancient Times, a History of the Early World: An Introduction to the Study of by James Henry Breasted (1916)
"Reign of At Babylon, Nebuchadnezzar, the greatest of the chaldean ... The chaldean Empire (about 606 to 539 BC). See Section 20. With the exception of parts ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1889)
"Pelasgians, Etruscans, and Iberians; their relations to the Founders of the chaldean and Egyptian Civilisations. By JS STUART GLENNIE, MA In the author's ..."

3. Outlines of European History by James Harvey Robinson, James Henry Breasted, Charles Austin Beard (1914)
"The chaldeans were therefore obliged to divide the Assyrian Empire with the Medes, and the chaldean share was the south and west. But in order to hold their ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The chaldean Church in ancient times was most flourishing, ... The chaldean Church took up his heresy and became Nestorian (see chaldean CHRISTIANS). ..."

5. History of Corn Milling by Richard Bennett, John Elton (1898)
"A chaldean Mortar : the earliest known ... The earliest historical specimen extant of any grain stone happens to be a chaldean mortar. ..."

6. A History of Babylonia and Assyria by Robert William Rogers (1900)
"Of the chaldean communities which had not been absorbed by the Babylonians the ... North of it were a number of chaldean tribes, among which Bit-Sil- ani, ..."

7. The New Larned History for Ready Reference, Reading and Research: The Actual by Josephus Nelson Larned, Augustus Hunt Shearer (1922)
"This fact goes far to explain the constant attempts of chaldean princes upon Babylon. They were not moved by a sentimental appreciation of the glories of ..."

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