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pas·tor

 (păs′tər)
n.
1. A Christian minister or priest having spiritual charge over a congregation or other group.
2. A layperson having spiritual charge over a person or group.
3. Archaic A shepherd.
tr.v. pas·tored, pas·tor·ing, pas·tors
To serve or act as pastor of.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin pāstor, shepherd; see pā- in Indo-European roots.]

pas′tor·ship′ n.

pastor

(ˈpɑːstə)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a clergyman or priest in charge of a congregation
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a person who exercises spiritual guidance over a number of people
3. (Agriculture) an archaic word for shepherd1
4. (Animals) Also called: rosy pastor a S Asian starling, Sturnus roseus, having glossy black head and wings and a pale pink body
[C14: from Latin: shepherd, from pascere to feed]
ˈpastorˌship n

pas•tor

(ˈpæs tər, ˈpɑ stər)

n.
1. a minister or priest in charge of a church.
2. a person having spiritual care of a number of persons.
[1325–75; Middle English pastour (< Anglo-French) < Latin pāstor shepherd =pās-, base of pāscere to put to pasture, feed + -tor -tor]
pas′tor•like`, pas′tor•ly, adj.
pas′tor•ship`, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pastor - a person authorized to conduct religious worshippastor - a person authorized to conduct religious worship; "clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches"
clergyman, man of the cloth, reverend - a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
ministrant - someone who serves as a minister
2.Pastor - only the rose-colored starlings; in some classifications considered a separate genus
bird genus - a genus of birds
genus Sturnus, Sturnus - type genus of the Sturnidae: common starlings
Pastor roseus, Pastor sturnus, rose-colored pastor, rose-colored starling - glossy black bird with pink back and abdomen; chiefly Asian

pastor

noun clergyman, minister, priest, vicar, divine, parson, rector, curate, churchman, ecclesiastic the pastor of the local Episcopalian church
Translations
قِسّيس، راعي كنيسَه
pastor
pastorpræst
prestur
ganytojiškasidiliškaskaimo
mācītājs

pastor

[ˈpɑːstəʳ] Npastor(a) m/f

pastor

[ˈpɑːstər] npasteur m

pastor

nPfarrer(in) m(f), → Pastor(in) m(f) (esp N Ger)

pastor

[ˈpɑːstəʳ] n (Rel) → pastore m

pastor

(ˈpaːstə) noun
a minister of religion, especially of the Protestant church.
ˈpastoral adjective
1. of country life. a pastoral scene.
2. of a pastor, or his work. pastoral responsibilities.
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