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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.
nAlso (for senses 1, 2): Chaldaic
1. (Languages) a nontechnical term for Biblical Aramaic, which was once believed to be the language of the ancient Chaldeans
2. (Languages) the actual language of the ancient Chaldeans. See also Chaldean2
3. (Peoples) an inhabitant of ancient Chaldea; Chaldean
(in the Authorized Version of the Bible) a Chaldean.
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|Noun||1.||Chaldee - a wise man skilled in occult learning|
occultist - a believer in occultism; someone versed in the occult arts
|2.||Chaldee - an inhabitant of ancient Chaldea|
Semite - a member of a group of Semitic-speaking peoples of the Middle East and northern Africa
|Adj.||1.||Chaldee - of or relating to ancient Chaldea or its people or language or culture|