Melchior



[mel-kyawr, -kee-awr] /ˈmɛl kyɔr, -kiˌɔr/

noun
1.
one of the three Magi.
2.
Lauritz (Lebrecht Hommel)
[lou-rits,, lawr-its;; Danish lou-rits lib-rekht hom-el] /ˈlaʊ rɪts,, ˈlɔr ɪts;; Danish ˈlaʊ rɪts ˈlɪb rɛxt ˈhɒm ɛl/ (Show IPA), 1890–1973, U.S. operatic tenor, born in Denmark.
/ˈmɛlkɪˌɔː/
noun
1.
(in Christian tradition) one of the Magi, the others being Balthazar and Caspar
2.
Lauritz (ˈlaʊrɪts). 1890–1973, US operatic tenor, born in Denmark
/ˈmɛlkɪˌɔː/
noun
1.
(in Christian tradition) one of the Magi, the others being Balthazar and Caspar

masc. proper name, literally “king of light,” from Hebrew melekh “king” + or “light.”

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