Definition of Castor. Meaning of Castor. Synonyms of Castor

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Definition of Castor

Castor
Castor Cas"tor, n. [L. castor the beaver, Gr. ?; of uncertain origin.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A genus of rodents, including the beaver. See Beaver. 2. Castoreum. See Castoreum. 3. A hat, esp. one made of beaver fur; a beaver. I have always been known for the jaunty manner in which I wear my castor. --Sir W. Scott. 4. A heavy quality of broadcloth for overcoats.
Castor
Castor Cast"or, n. See Caster, a small wheel.
Castor
Castor Cas"tor, n. [L.] (Astron.) the northernmost of the two bright stars in the constellation Gemini, the other being Pollux.
Castor
Castor Cas"tor, Castorite Cas"tor*ite, n. [The minerals castor and pollux were so named because found together on the island of Elba. See Castor and Pollux.] (Min.) A variety of the mineral called petalite, from Elba.

Meaning of Castor from wikipedia

- Castor most commonly refers to: Castor (star), a star in the Gemini constellation Castor, one of the Dioscuri/Gemini twins Castor and Pollux in Greco-Roman...
- Stacey Ruth Castor (née Daniels, formerly Wallace; July 24, 1967 – June 11, 2016) was an American convicted murderer from Weedsport, New York. In 2009...
- Castor oil is a vegetable oil pressed from castor beans. Castor oil is a colourless to very pale yellow liquid with a distinct taste and odor. Its boiling...
- Ricinus communis, the castor bean or castor oil plant, is a species of perennial flowering plant in the spurge family, Euphorbiaceae. It is the sole species...
- Castor and Pollux (or in Gr****, Polydeukes) were twin half-brothers in Gr**** and Roman mythology, known together as the Dioscuri. Their mother was Leda...
- Beavers (genus Castor) are large, semiaquatic rodents of the Holarctic realm. There are two extant species, the North American beaver (Castor canadensis)...
- Anna Margaret Glenn (née Castor; February 17, 1920 – May 19, 2020) was an American advocate for people with disabilities and communication disorders and...
- Katherine Anne Castor (born August 20, 1966) is an American politician and lawyer currently representing Florida's 14th congressional district in the United...
- Castor and Pollux may refer to: Castor and Pollux, in Gr**** and Roman mythology, the twin sons of Lēda and Zeus/Tyndareus, who were transformed into the...
- Jane Castor is an American politician and former police chief serving as the 59th mayor of Tampa, Florida. She was the first woman and first openly ****...
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