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chaldean


chaldean


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chaldean  \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.