Castor and Pollux(redirected from Dioscouri)
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Castor and Pollux
(Classical Myth & Legend) classical myth the twin sons of Leda: Pollux was fathered by Zeus, Castor by the mortal Tyndareus. After Castor's death, Pollux spent half his days with his half-brother in Hades and half with the gods in Olympus
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Cas′tor and Pol′lux
(in Greek myth) twin sons of Leda and brothers of Helen, famous for their fraternal affection and regarded as the protectors of persons at sea; the Dioscuri.
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