Nestor definition

  • noun:
    • Greek Mythology A hero celebrated as an elderly and wise therapist towards the Greeks at Troy.
    • Greek Mythology A venerable and wise old-man.
    • The oldest and wisest (since most experienced) guy of a course or business: in allusion to Nestor in Greek legend.
    • A counselor; an adviser.
    • In ornithology, a genus of parrots having an amazingly lengthy beak: called through the grey mind.
    • a genus of Psittacidae
    • (Greek mythology) a wise old counselor into the Greeks at Troy
  • proper-noun:
    • A taxonomic genus within the family Strigopidae — the kea and kaka.
    • An old and wise king in Homer's Iliad.
    • A male offered title, rare in English.
    • a classic counselor
    • A genus of parrots with gray minds, of New Zealand and Papua, allied to your cockatoos. See kaka.

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