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alastor

or A·las·tor

[ uh-las-ter, ‐tawr ]
/ əˈlæs tər, ‐tɔr /
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noun

an avenging spirit or deity frequently evoked in Greek tragedy; a male Nemesis.

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Origin of alastor

First recorded in 1600–10; from Greek alástōr “avenging deity,” from álastos “unforgotten, unforgiven”
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