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n. Greek Mythology
1. A hero celebrated as an elderly and wise counselor to the Greeks at Troy.
2. often nestor A venerable and wise old man.
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1. (Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the oldest and wisest of the Greeks in the Trojan War
2. (sometimes not capital) a wise old man; sage
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Nes•tor(ˈnɛs tər, -tɔr)
the oldest and wisest of the Greeks in the Trojan War.
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|Noun||1.||Nestor - (Greek mythology) a wise old counselor to the Greeks at Troy|
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
|2.||Nestor - a genus of Psittacidae|
bird genus - a genus of birds
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