noun Alas·tor \ə-ˈla-stər, -ˌstȯr\

Definition of Alastor



  1. :  any of certain avenging deities or spirits especially in Greek antiquity

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Origin and Etymology of alastor

Greek alastōr, from a- 2a- + -lastōr (probably from lan to look); akin to Sanskrit lasati he shines

First Known Use: 1603

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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