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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

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

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Nest?r Date: 14th century 1. a king of Pylos who serves in his old age as a counselor to the Greeks at Troy 2. often not capitalized one who is a patriarch or leader in a field

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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.

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