Definitions for melchiorˈmɛl kyɔr, -kiˌɔr

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Mel•chiorˈmɛl kyɔr, -kiˌɔr(n.)

  1. one of the three Magi.

    Category: Religion

  2. Lauritz (Lebrecht Hommel), 1890–1973, U.S. tenor, born in Denmark.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Melchior, Lauritz Melchior, Lauritz Lebrecht Hommel Melchior(noun)

    United States operatic tenor (born in Denmark) noted for his Wagnerian roles (1890-1973)

  2. Melchior(noun)

    (New Testament) one of the three sages from the east who came bearing gifts for the infant Jesus; usually represented as a king of Nubia

Wiktionary

  1. Melchior(Noun)

    A very large wine bottle (named after the King) with the capacity of about 18 liters, equivalent to 24 standard bottles.

  2. Melchior(ProperNoun)

    One of the Magi according to medieval Christian legend.

  3. Melchior(ProperNoun)

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  4. Origin: Said to be of origin.

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