Definitions for pastorˈpæs tər, ˈpɑ stər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. curate, minister of religion, minister, parson, pastor, rector(noun)

    a person authorized to conduct religious worship

    "clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches"

  2. Pastor, subgenus Pastor(noun)

    only the rose-colored starlings; in some classifications considered a separate genus

Wiktionary

  1. pastor(Noun)

    A shepherd; someone who tends to a flock of animals.

  2. pastor(Noun)

    A minister or a priest in a Christian church.

  3. pastor(Verb)

    To serve a congregation as pastor

  4. Origin: pastor (Modern French pasteur), from pastor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pastor(noun)

    a shepherd; one who has the care of flocks and herds

  2. Pastor(noun)

    a guardian; a keeper; specifically (Eccl.), a minister having the charge of a church and parish

  3. Pastor(noun)

    a species of starling (Pastor roseus), native of the plains of Western Asia and Eastern Europe. Its head is crested and glossy greenish black, and its back is rosy. It feeds largely upon locusts

  4. Origin: [L., fr. pascere, pastum, to pasture, to feed. Cf. Pabulum, Pasture, Food.]

Freebase

  1. Pastor

    A pastor is usually an ordained leader of a Christian congregation. When used as an ecclesiastical styling or title, the term may be abbreviated to "Pr" or often "Ps."


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