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Meaning of CHALDEAN

Pronunciation:  kal'deeun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an inhabitant of ancient Chaldea
  2. [n]  a wise man skilled in occult learning
  3. [adj]  of or relating to ancient Chaldea or its people or language or culture
 

CHALDEAN is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: Chaldaean, Chaldaean, Chaldee, Chaldee
 
 See Also: occultist, Semite

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Chal*de"an\, a. [L. Chaldaeus.]
Of or pertaining to Chaldea. -- n.
(a) A native or inhabitant of Chaldea.
(b) A learned man, esp. an astrologer; -- so called among the
    Eastern nations, because astrology and the kindred arts
    were much cultivated by the Chaldeans.
(c) Nestorian.

 

 

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