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BALTHAZAR

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BALTHAZAR (noun)
  The noun BALTHAZAR has 1 sense:

1. (New Testament) one of the three sages from the east who came bearing gifts for the infant Jesus

  Familiarity information: BALTHAZAR used as a noun is very rare.


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BALTHAZAR (noun)


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Meaning:

(New Testament) one of the three sages from the east who came bearing gifts for the infant Jesus

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Balthasar; Balthazar

Instance hypernyms:

sage (a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom)

Domain category:

New Testament (the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible)

Holonyms ("Balthazar" is a member of...):

Magi; Wise Men ((New Testament) the sages who visited Jesus and Mary and Joseph shortly after Jesus was born; the Gospel According to Matthew says they were guided by a star and brought gifts of gold and frankincense and myrrh; because there were three gifts it is usually assumed that there were three of them)


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