Associations to the word «Castor»
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.
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.
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