There are 3 definitions of Castor in English:

Castor

Line breaks: Cas¦tor
Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːstə
 
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  • 1 Greek Mythology The twin brother of Pollux. See Dioscuri.
  • 2 Astronomy The second-brightest star in the constellation Gemini, close to Pollux. It is a multiple star system, the three components visible in a moderate telescope being close binaries.

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Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
noun
a small amount; a little

There are 3 definitions of Castor in English:

castor1

Line breaks: cas¦tor
Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːstə
 
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(also caster)

noun

  • 1Each of a set of small swivelling wheels fixed to the legs or base of a heavy piece of furniture so that it can be moved easily.
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    • The chair has four legs, pedestal or swivel base with castors.
    • The cleaner can be used on all coverings, from shagpile carpets to wooden floorboards and ceramic tiles, and is fitted with a soft tread on the castors and wheels to protect even the most sensitive floor coverings.
    • The base is available with castors for hard or soft floors.
  • 2A small container with holes in the top, especially one used for sprinkling sugar or pepper.

Origin

late 17th century (in sense 2): originally a variant of caster, in the general sense 'something that casts'.

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castor2

Line breaks: cas¦tor
Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːstə
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • An oily reddish-brown substance secreted by beavers, used in medicine and perfumes.
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    • Beavers produce scent from their castor glands that creates a reddish stain on mounds of grass and mud that they build at the water's edge.

Origin

late Middle English (in the sense 'beaver'): from Old French or Latin, from Greek kastōr.

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