Chaldean



one of an ancient Semitic people that formed the dominant element in Babylonia.
the indigenous Semitic language of the Chaldeans, Aramaic being used as an auxiliary language.
Biblical Aramaic.
an astrologer, soothsayer, or enchanter. Dan. 1:4; 2:2.
of or belonging to ancient Chaldea.
pertaining to astrology, occult learning, etc.
noun
a member of an ancient Semitic people who controlled S Babylonia from the late 8th to the late 7th century bc
the dialect of Babylonian spoken by this people
adjective
of or relating to the ancient Chaldeans or their language
adj.

with + -an + Latin Chaldaeus, from Greek Khaldaios, from Aramaic Kaldaie, from Akkadian (mat)Kaldu “the Chaldeans.”

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