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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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