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cas•tor



Pronunciation: (kas'tur, kä'stur), [key]
n.
1. Also,castoreum.a brownish, unctuous substance with a strong, penetrating odor, secreted by certain glands in the groin of the beaver, used in medicine and perfumery.
2. a hat made of beaver or rabbit fur.
3. a heavy woolen cloth used mainly for coats.
4. a beaver.

cas•tor



Pronunciation: (kas'tur, kä'stur), [key]
n.
caster (defs. 2–5).

Cas•tor



Pronunciation: (kas'tur, kä'stur), [key]
n. Astron.
a star of the second magnitude in the constellation Gemini, the more northerly of the two bright stars in this constellation.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

castoffCastor and Pollux
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