Definition of chaldean :
1. A learned man, esp. an astrologer; - so called among the Eastern nations, because astrology and the kindred arts were much cultivated by the Chaldeans.
2. A native or inhabitant of Chaldea.
- The Chaldean astrology, of which the Syrian priests were enthusiastic disciples, had furnished them with the elements of a scientific theology. - "The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism", Franz Cumont.
- We dream that woman shall eat of the tree of knowledge together with man, and that side by side and hand close to hand, through ages of much toil and labor, they shall together raise about them an Eden nobler than any the Chaldean dreamed of; an Eden created by their own labor and made beautiful by their own fellowship. - "An American Suffragette", Isaac N. Stevens.
- 9, inasmuch as the Chaldean invasion visited Jerusalem itself. - "Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1", Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg.