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ˈnɛs tər, -tɔrnestor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Nestornoun

    (Greek mythology) a wise old counselor to the Greeks at Troy

  2. Nestor, genus Nestornoun

    a genus of Psittacidae


  1. Nestornoun

    An old counselor

  2. Nestornoun

    An old and wise king in Homer's Iliad.

    Etymology: Ancient Greek Νέστωρ ( Néstōr ) , possibly from [Term?] ("to return safely") , [Term?] ("homecoming") .

  3. Nestornoun

    A male given name from Ancient Greek, rare in English.

    Etymology: Ancient Greek Νέστωρ ( Néstōr ) , possibly from [Term?] ("to return safely") , [Term?] ("homecoming") .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nestornoun

    a genus of parrots with gray heads. of New Zeland and papua, allied to the cockatoos. See Kaka


  1. Nestor

    In Greek mythology, Nestor of Gerenia was the son of Neleus and Chloris and the King of Pylos. He became king after Heracles killed Neleus and all of Nestor's siblings. His wife was either Eurydice or Anaxibia; their children included Peisistratus, Thrasymedes, Pisidice, Polycaste, Stratichus, Aretus, Echephron, and Antilochus.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nestor

    nes′tor, n. a Greek hero at Troy, remarkable for eloquence and wisdom gained through long life and varied experience: any one who possesses those qualities, a counsellor, adviser.—adj. Nestō′rian.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Nestor

    king of Pylos, a protégé and worshipper of Poseidon, the oldest, most experienced, and wisest of the Greek heroes at the siege of Troy; belonged to the generation of the grandfathers of the rest of them.


  1. Nestor

    (Nes′tor). A grandson of Neptune, his father being Neleus, and his mother Chloris. Homer makes him one of the greatest of the Greek heroes. He was present at the famous battle between the Lapithae and the Centaurs, and took a leading part in the Trojan war.

    “... Here’s Nestor Instructed by the antiquary times, He must, he is, he cannot but be wise.” (Shakespeare.)

Anagrams for nestor »

  1. stoner

  2. tensor

  3. tenors

  4. toners

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nestor in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nestor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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