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Nestor

Noun

1 (Greek mythology) a wise old counselor to the Greeks at Troy
2 a genus of Psittacidae [syn: genus Nestor]

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English

Etymology

Nestor, possibly from neisthai "to return safely", nostos "homecoming" .

Proper noun

  1. An old and wise king in Homer's Iliad.
  2. A given name, rare in English.
  3. An old counselor

Translations

male given name

Extensive Definition

Nestor may refer to:
A fictional character:
Nestor may also be:
People with the name Nestor:

See also

Nestor in Danish: Nestor
Nestor in German: Nestor
Nestor in Spanish: Néstor
Nestor in Esperanto: Nestor
Nestor in French: Nestor (homonymie)
Nestor in Dutch: Nestor
Nestor in Norwegian: Nestor
Nestor in Polish: Nestor
Nestor in Russian: Нестор
Nestor in Slovak: Nestor
Nestor in Serbian: Нестор
Nestor in Swedish: Nestor
Nestor in Ukrainian: Нестор

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Dutch uncle, Polonius, admonisher, adviser, backseat driver, buttinsky, confidant, consultant, counsel, counselor, expert, guide, instructor, kibitzer, meddler, mentor, monitor, orienter, preceptist, teacherBuddha, Confucius, Father Time, Gandhi, Mentor, Methuselah, Old Paar, Plato, Socrates, Solomon, centenarian, dotard, elder, gaffer, geezer, golden-ager, gramps, grandfather, grandsire, graybeard, nonagenarian, octogenarian, old chap, old codger, old dog, old duffer, old geezer, old gent, old gentleman, old man, old party, old-timer, older, oldster, pantaloon, patriarch, presbyter, senior citizen, septuagenarian, sexagenarian, the quiet-voiced elders, venerable sir, veteran
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