castor

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noun cas·tor \ˈkas-tər\

Definition of castor

  1. 1 :  beaver 1a

  2. 2 :  castoreum

  3. 3 :  a beaver hat

Origin and Etymology of castor

Middle English, from Latin, from Greek kastōr, from Kastōr Castor


First Known Use: 14th century


Castor

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noun Cas·tor \ˈkas-tər\

Definition of Castor

  1. 1 :  one of the Dioscuri

  2. 2 :  the more northern of the two bright stars in Gemini

Origin and Etymology of castor

Latin, from Greek Kastōr


First Known Use: 15th century


Learn More about castor

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of castor Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about castor


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