Latin, modification of Greek Polydeukēs
1526, in the meaning defined at sense 1
“Pollux.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pollux. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.
derived from Latin Pollux "Pollux, one of the twin heroes of Greek mythology," from Greek Polydeukēs "Pollux" see Word History at gemini
Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about Pollux
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