from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Lord; master.
  • n. A clergyman; especially a settled minister or parson.
  • n. A West Indian fish (Epinula magistralis), of the family Trichiuridae.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A name given to a pastor of the Reformed Church. The word is also applied locally in the United States, in colloquial speech, to any clergyman.
  • n. A West Indian fish (Epinula magistralis), of the family Trichiuridæ. It is a long-bodied, voracious fish.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name applied to a fish, the black escolar, Epinnula magistralis, in the West Indies.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a clergyman; especially a settled minister or parson


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