See under pastor (def 3).
a minister or priest in charge of a church.
a person having spiritual care of a number of persons.
Ornithology. any of various starlings, especially Sturnus roseus (rosy pastor) of Europe and Asia.
verb (used with object)
to serve as the pastor of:
He pastored the church here for many years.
a clergyman or priest in charge of a congregation
a person who exercises spiritual guidance over a number of people
an archaic word for shepherd (sense 1)
Also called rosy pastor. a S Asian starling, Sturnus roseus, having glossy black head and wings and a pale pink body
In some groups of Christians, the clergyman in charge of an individual congregation. The term is used this way in the Lutheran Church and Roman Catholic Church and, to a lesser extent, by Baptists and in the Protestant Episcopal Church.
noun 1. Theodore, 1907–81, U.S. sculptor, born in Poland.
verb (used without object), rotted, rotting. 1. to undergo decomposition; decay. 2. to deteriorate, disintegrate, fall, or become weak due to decay (often followed by away, from, off, etc.). 3. to languish, as in confinement. 4. to become morally corrupt or offensive. verb (used with object), rotted, rotting. 5. to cause to rot: Dampness rots […]
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noun 1. Chiefly British. a round or rotation of duties; a period of work or duty taken in rotation with others. an agenda or circuit of sporting events, as a round of golf tournaments, played in different localities throughout the year. 2. a roster. 3. Official name Sacred Roman Rota. the ecclesiastical tribunal in Rome, […]