Nestor

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See also: nestor and Néstor

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Nestor m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Strigopidae — the kea and kaka.

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  • 2006, Gill, F. and Wright, M., Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276:

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

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Nestor

  1. (Greek mythology) An old and wise king in Homer's Iliad.
  2. a male given name, rare in English.

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Nestor ‎(plural Nestors)

  1. A wise old man, especially such a counselor.

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