HyperDic: castor

English > 5 senses of the word Castor / castor:
NOUNobjectCastor, Alpha Geminoruma multiple star with 6 components
artifactcastor, castera shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling powdered sugar
artifactcastor, castera pivoting roller attached to the bottom of furniture or trucks or portable machines to make them movable
artifactcastor, beavera hat made with the fur of a beaver (or similar material)
animalCastor, genus Castortype genus of the Castoridae
Castor / castor > pronunciation
Soundskae'ster
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > Castor: 5 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA multiple star with 6 components; second brightest in Gemini; close to Pollux.
SynonymAlpha Geminorum
Instance ofmultiple starA system of three or more stars associated by gravity
Member ofGeminiA zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere between Taurus and Cancer on the ecliptic
SpanishAlpha Geminorum
English > castor: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling powdered sugar.
Synonymcaster
BroadershakerA container in which something can be shaken
English > castor: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA pivoting roller attached to the bottom of furniture or trucks or portable machines to make them movable.
Synonymcaster
BroaderrollerA small wheel without spokes (as on a roller skate)
Spanishruedecilla
Catalanrodeta
English > castor: 5 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA hat made with the fur of a beaver (or similar material).
Synonymbeaver
Broaderfur hatA hat made of fur
Spanishsombrero de castor
Catalanbarret de castor
English > Castor: 5 senses > noun 5, animal
Meaningtype genus of the Castoridae: beavers.
Synonymgenus Castor
Member ofCastoridae, family Castoridaebeavers
Membersbeaverlarge semiaquatic rodent with webbed hind feet and a broad flat tail
Broadermammal genusA genus of mammals
SpanishCastor, castor, género Castor, genus castor
CatalanCastor, castor, genus castor

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