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Nestor Explained

nestor at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


Nestor at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1588, from Gk., name of the aged and wise hero in the "Iliad." A Nestorian (1449) is a follower of Nestorius, 5c. patriarch of Constantinople, whose doctrine attributed distinct divine and human persons to Christ. ///

Nestor at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

In Greek legend, the king of Pylos in Elis. All his brothers were killed by Heracles, but Nestor survived. In Homer's Iliad he appeared as an elder statesman who entertained the warriors with tales of his youthful exploits. He brought 90 ships to aid the Greeks in their war against Troy. When, at the war's end, the Greeks sailed for home, Nestor went in a different direction and missed the storm Athena sent to disperse their ships. In the Odyssey Telemachus, son of Odysseus, came to Elis looking for his father, and Nestor entertained him.

Nestor at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

43 Moby Thesaurus words for "Nestor":
Buddha, 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

nestor at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

20 Moby Thesaurus words for "nestor":
Dutch uncle, Polonius, admonisher, adviser, backseat driver,
buttinsky, confidant, consultant, counsel, counselor, expert,
guide, instructor, kibitzer, meddler, mentor, monitor, orienter,
preceptist, teacher

Nestor at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Advice): adviser, prompter, counsel, counselor, mentor, Nestor.

Nestor at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Nestor \Nes"tor\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
A genus of parrots with gray heads. of New Zeland and papua,
allied to the cockatoos. See {Kaka}.

Nestor at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

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

Nestor at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » nestor|Néstor


Inter: rf » i
Inter: wikipedia » Nestor (genus)
Inter: wikispecie » s


Inter: etyl » la|mul


* Inter: IPA » /ˈnɛstər/|lang=en

Proper noun

Inter: mul-proper noun » head=Nestor
  • Inter: taxon » genus|family|Strigopidae|the kea and kaka


    * Inter: R:Gill200 » 6

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    Inter: etyl » grc Inter: term » Νέστωρ||tr=Néstôr|lang=grc|sc=polytonic, possibly from Inter: term » ||tr=neisthai|to return safely|lang=grc, Inter: term » ||tr=nostos|homecoming|lang=grc.


    * Inter: audio » En-us-Nestor.ogg|Audio (US)

    Proper noun

    Inter: en-proper nou » n
  • Inter: Greek mytholog » y An old and wise king in Homer's Iliad.
    1. Inter: given name » male|from=Ancient Greek, rare in English.
    2. An old counselor


      Inter: trans-top » male given name

  • Spanish: Néstor

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Ukrainian: Inter: t- » uk|Нестор|tr=Néstor

    Inter: trans-botto » m


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    See also

    * Inter: Wikisource1911Enc Citation » Nestor (legend)

  • Translation: el » Nestor
    Translation: fr » Nestor
    Translation: no » Nestor
    Translation: ru » Nestor
    Translation: sr » Nestor
    Translation: ta » Nestor