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Chal·de·analso Chal·dae·an (kăl-dē′ən) or Chal·dee (kăl′dē′)
1. Of or relating to Chaldea or its people, language, or culture.
2. Of or relating to an Eastern Catholic church historically centered in northern Iraq and neighboring regions.
1. A member of an ancient Semitic people who ruled in Babylonia.
2. An adherent of the Chaldean church.
3. See Aramaic.
4. A person versed in occult learning.
Chal·da′ic (-dā′ĭk) adj. & n.
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1. (Peoples) a member of an ancient Semitic people who controlled S Babylonia from the late 8th to the late 7th century bc
2. (Languages) the dialect of Babylonian spoken by this people
3. (Peoples) of or relating to the ancient Chaldeans or their language
4. (Languages) of or relating to the ancient Chaldeans or their language
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1. a Semitic people of Chaldea who seized Babylon from the Assyrians in the 7th century b.c., giving rise to the Neo-Babylonian or Chaldean dynasty (625–539 b.c.).
2. an astrologer or soothsayer. Dan. 1:4; 2:2.adj.
3. of or pertaining to Chaldea, the Chaldeans, or the Babylonian state ruled by Chaldeans.
[1575–85; < Latin Chaldae(us) (< Greek Chaldaîos Chaldaea, an astrologer)]
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|Noun||1.||Chaldean - a wise man skilled in occult learning|
occultist - a believer in occultism; someone versed in the occult arts
|2.||Chaldean - an inhabitant of ancient Chaldea|
Semite - a member of a group of Semitic-speaking peoples of the Middle East and northern Africa
|Adj.||1.||Chaldean - of or relating to ancient Chaldea or its people or language or culture|
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