Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Noun: pastor  pãs-tu(r)
  1. A person authorized to conduct religious worship
    "clergymen are usually called pastors in Protestant churches";
    - curate, minister of religion, minister, parson, rector
Noun: Pastor
  1. Only the rose-coloured starlings; in some classifications considered a separate genus
    - subgenus Pastor

Derived forms: pastors

Type of: bird genus, clergyman, man of the cloth, reverend

Part of: genus Sturnus, Sturnus

Encyclopedia: Pastor