noun Also Chalˈdaean
a person born or living
in Chaldea; member of a Semitic people related to the Babylonians
the Semitic language of the Chaldeans
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Word origin of 'Chaldean'L Chaldaeus < Gr Chaldaios; (sense 4) from the fact that astrology and magic flourished in Chaldea