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English noun: pastor

1. pastor (person) a person authorized to conduct religious worship


SamplesClergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches.


Synonymscurate, minister, minister of religion, parson, rector


Broader (hypernym)clergyman, man of the cloth, reverend


Narrower (hyponym)ministrant

2. Pastor (animal) only the rose-colored starlings; in some classifications considered a separate genus


Synonymssubgenus Pastor


Broader (hypernym)bird genus


Member holonymPastor roseus, Pastor sturnus, rose-colored pastor, rose-colored starling


Member meronymgenus Sturnus, Sturnus









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