Pollux

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noun Pol·lux \ ˈpä-ləks \

Definition of Pollux

1 :one of the Dioscuri
2 :a first-magnitude star in the constellation Gemini

Origin and Etymology of pollux

Latin, modification of Greek Polydeukēs


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