Castor and Pollux

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Castor and Pollux

n
(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

Cas′tor and Pol′lux


n.pl.
(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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Maria Morgan, a lecturer in dental public health, said: "There area couple of issues about these sweets; they are very sweet and contain acids as well, but they are also being eaten by children under the radar -many adults and parents aren't aware of these sweets, which are being sold at pocket-money prices.
Maria Morgan, a lecturer in dental public health, said: "There are a couple of issues about these sweets; they are very sweet and contain acids as well, but they are also being eaten by children under the radar - many adults and parents aren't aware of these sweets, which are being sold at pocket-money prices.
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