CASTOR
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Καστωρ (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: KAS-tər (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
From the Greek Καστωρ (Kastor), possibly related to κεκασμαι (kekasmai) "to shine, to excel". In Greek myth Castor was a son of Zeus and the twin brother of Pollux. The constellation Gemini, which represents the two brothers, contains a star by this name.
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