Definition of Nestor
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LNS
Nestor, Nestoris
Nestor
Νέστωρ
noun (m., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. a son of Neleus, and king of Pylus, famous among the heroes before Troy for his wisdom and eloquence. He is said to have lived through three generations of men
  2. the age of Nestor, a long life
Abbreviations
Nestor, oris (Gr. acc. Nestora, Hor. C. 1, 15, 22), m., = Νέστωρ, a son of Neleus, and king of Pylus, famous among the heroes before Troy for his wisdom and eloquence. He is said to have lived through three generations of men: ipsi Agamemnoni, regi regum, fuit honestum, habere aliquem in consiliis capiendis Nestorem, Cic. Fam. 9, 14, 2; cf. id. Sen. 10, 31; id. Tusc. 5, 3, 7: licet eloquio fidum quoque Nestora vincat, Ov. M. 13, 63; Prop. 2, 10, 46 (3, 5, 30); cf. Hor. C. 2, 9, 13; Tib. 4, 1, 49.

—Nestoris aetas, the age of Nestor, prov. for a long life, Mart. 2, 64, 3; cf. id. 7, 96, 7; 5, 58, 5 al.: vivat Pacuvius, quaeso, vel Nestora totum, i. e. a whole life of Nestor, Juv. 12, 128.

—Hence, Nestoreus, a, um, adj., of Nestor: senecta, Mart. 9, 30, 1; Stat. S. 1, 3, 110.
 
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