Pastor roseus
Pastor Pas"tor, n. [L., fr. pascere, pastum, to pasture, to feed. Cf. {Pabulum}, {Pasture}, {Food}.] 1. A shepherd; one who has the care of flocks and herds. [1913 Webster]

2. A guardian; a keeper; specifically (Eccl.), a minister having the charge of a church and parish. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) A species of starling ({Pastor roseus}), native of the plains of Western Asia and Eastern Europe. Its head is crested and glossy greenish black, and its back is rosy. It feeds largely upon locusts. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Pastor roseus — noun glossy black bird with pink back and abdomen; chiefly Asian • Syn: ↑rose colored starling, ↑rose colored pastor, ↑Pastor sturnus • Hypernyms: ↑starling • Member Holonyms: ↑Pastor, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pastor — Pas tor, n. [L., fr. pascere, pastum, to pasture, to feed. Cf. {Pabulum}, {Pasture}, {Food}.] 1. A shepherd; one who has the care of flocks and herds. [1913 Webster] 2. A guardian; a keeper; specifically (Eccl.), a minister having the charge of a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pastor sturnus — noun glossy black bird with pink back and abdomen; chiefly Asian • Syn: ↑rose colored starling, ↑rose colored pastor, ↑Pastor roseus • Hypernyms: ↑starling • Member Holonyms: ↑Pastor, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pastor — pastorless, adj. pastorlike, pastorly, adj. /pas teuhr, pah steuhr/, n. 1. a minister or priest in charge of a church. 2. a person having spiritual care of a number of persons. 3. Ornith. any of various starlings, esp. Sturnus roseus (rosy… …   Universalium

  • Pastor — n. 1 a minister in charge of a church or a congregation. 2 a person exercising spiritual guidance. 3 a pink starling, Sturnus roseus. Derivatives: pastorship n. Etymology: ME f. AF & OF pastour f. L pastor oris shepherd f. pascere past feed,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pastor — n. 1 a minister in charge of a church or a congregation. 2 a person exercising spiritual guidance. 3 a pink starling, Sturnus roseus. Derivatives: pastorship n. Etymology: ME f. AF & OF pastour f. L pastor oris shepherd f. pascere past feed,… …   Useful english dictionary

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