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Melchior

[ mel-kyawr, -kee-awr ]
/ ˈmɛl kyɔr, -kiˌɔr /
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noun
one of the three Magi.
Lau·ritz (Leb·recht Hom·mel) [lou-rits, lawr-its; Danish lou-rits -lib-rekht -hom-el], /ˈlaʊ rɪts, ˈlɔr ɪts; Danish ˈlaʊ rɪts ˈlɪb rɛxt ˈhɒm ɛl/, 1890–1973, U.S. operatic tenor, born in Denmark.
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British Dictionary definitions for Melchior (1 of 2)

Melchior1
/ (ˈmɛlkɪˌɔː) /

noun
(in Christian tradition) one of the Magi, the others being Balthazar and Caspar
Lauritz (ˈlaʊrɪts). 1890–1973, US operatic tenor, born in Denmark

British Dictionary definitions for Melchior (2 of 2)

Melchior2
/ (ˈmɛlkɪˌɔː) /

noun
(in Christian tradition) one of the Magi, the others being Balthazar and Caspar
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