Melchior

PRIMARY MEANINGS OF: Melchior

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n
(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
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n
United States operatic tenor (born in Denmark) noted for his Wagnerian roles (1890-1973)
FULL DEFINITIONS OF: Melchior
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n (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

Example of:
sage
a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom
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n United States operatic tenor (born in Denmark) noted for his Wagnerian roles (1890-1973)

Synonyms:
Lauritz Lebrecht Hommel Melchior, Lauritz Melchior
Example of:
tenor
an adult male with a tenor voice
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