Balthazar

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English Balthasar, from Latin Baltassar, from Ancient Greek Βαλτασαρ (Baltasar), from Hebrew בֵּלְשַׁאצַּר(bēlšaṣṣar), attested in the Tanakh and the Old Testament (Daniel 5:1), from Akkadian 𒂗𒈗𒋀 (bēl-šarra-uṣṣur, literally May Bel protect the king). Doublet of Belshazzar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /bælˈθeɪzə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈbælθəˌzɔɹ/, /bælˈθeɪzəɹ/

Proper noun[edit]

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Balthazar

  1. A name ascribed to one of the Magi.
  2. (biblical, historical) a Babylonian king mentioned in the Book of Daniel.
  3. A male given name from Old Persian.

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Noun[edit]

Balthazar (plural Balthazars)

  1. A very large wine bottle with the capacity of about 12 liters, equivalent to 16 standard bottles.

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