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Nestor

[nes-ter, -tawr] /ˈnɛs tər, -tɔr/
noun, Classical Mythology
1.
the oldest and wisest of the Greeks in the Trojan War and a king of Pylos.
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Nestor

/ˈnɛstɔː/
noun
1.
(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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Word Origin and History for Nestor
Nestor
name for "old king renowned for wise counsel," 1588, from Gk., name of the aged and wise hero in the "Iliad." In Church history, a Nestorian (1449) is a follower of Nestorius, 5c. patriarch of Constantinople, whose doctrine attributed distinct divine and human persons to Christ and was condemned as heresy.
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