from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Greek Mythology A hero celebrated as an elderly and wise counselor to the Greeks at Troy.
- n. Greek Mythology A venerable and wise old man.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Strigopidae — the kea and kaka.
- proper n. An old and wise king in Homer's Iliad.
- proper n. A male given name, rare in English.
- proper n. An old counselor
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A genus of parrots with gray heads, of New Zealand and Papua, allied to the cockatoos. See kaka.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The oldest and wisest (because most experienced) man of a class or company: in allusion to Nestor in Greek legend.
- n. A counselor; an adviser.
- n. In ornithology, a genus of parrots having a remarkably long beak: named from the gray head.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a genus of Psittacidae
- n. (Greek mythology) a wise old counselor to the Greeks at Troy
The name Nestor was embroidered onto the pocket of his sweat-stained shirt.
However, the federation secretary general, Decio De María, threatening rebels with further sanctions, said: "Nestor is the director and his head is not on the table as a condition for talks."
He deals with most of them, but the leader, Nestor is not dead and follows him into the city, meeting him in the treasure room after he deals with a giant slug.
Nestor is the link to two original filmmakers who share a birthday today (Nov 30).
Farewell, knightly youths, and salute in my name Nestor, the shepherd of the people; for truly he was gentle to me as a father, while we sons of the Achaeans warred in the land of Troy.
'Farewell, knightly youths, and salute in my name Nestor, the shepherd of the people; for truly he was gentle to me as a father, while we sons of the Achaeans warred in the land of Troy.'
Nestor comes from the distant state of Tampaulipas on Mexico’s East Coast.
More than 56 bird species have been recorded in the park including brown kiwi Apteryx australis, kaka Nestor meridionalis, blue duck Hymenolaimus malacorhynchus and North Island fern bird Bowdleria punctata vealeae.
How widely doth the brutal courage of Ajax differ from the amiable bravery of Diomedes; and the wisdom of Nestor, which is the result of long reflection and experience, from the cunning of Ulysses, the effect of art and subtlety only!
Judge Malachy Mannion called Nestor "clearly, unequivocally a serious danger to witnesses in this case."
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