Associations to the word «Castor»

Wiktionary

CASTOR, noun. A pivoting roller attached to the bottom of furniture to allow it to be moved.
CASTOR, noun. A hat made from the fur of the beaver.
CASTOR, noun. A caster; a container with perforated cap for sprinkling (e.g. pepper-castor).
CASTOR, noun. A heavy quality of broadcloth for overcoats.
CASTOR, noun. Castoreum
CASTOR, noun. (mineral) A variety of petalite found in Elba.
CASTOR, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Castoridae   — the beavers.
CASTOR, proper noun. (Greek mythology) One of the Dioscuri
CASTOR, proper noun. (star) A double star in the constellation Gemini; alpha (α) Geminorum.
CASTOR BEAN, noun. The seed of the castor oil plant, Ricinus communis; used in the production of castor oil and of the poison ricin.
CASTOR BEANS, noun. Plural of castor bean
CASTOR CANADENSIS, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Castoridae   — the American beaver, native to North America, introduced in Europe, known for its construction of dams and formerly heavily exploited for its fur.
CASTOR FIBER, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Castoridae   — the European beaver.
CASTOR OIL, noun. The pale yellow vegetable oil extracted from the castor bean; used as a laxative and an industrial lubricant
CASTOR OIL PLANT, noun. A plant of the species Ricinus communis, used in the production of castor oil and of the poison ricin.
CASTOR SUGAR, noun. (UK) (NZ) Alternative form of caster sugar.

Dictionary definition

CASTOR, noun. A multiple star with 6 components; second brightest in Gemini; close to Pollux.
CASTOR, noun. A shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling powdered sugar.
CASTOR, noun. A pivoting roller attached to the bottom of furniture or trucks or portable machines to make them movable.
CASTOR, noun. A hat made with the fur of a beaver (or similar material).
CASTOR, noun. Type genus of the Castoridae: beavers.

Wise words

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