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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. PAHL-əks(English)
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Meaning & History

Roman form of Greek Πολυδευκης (Polydeukes) meaning "very sweet", from Greek πολυς (polys) "much" and δευκης (deukes) "sweet". In mythology he was the twin brother of Castor and a son of Zeus. The constellation Gemini, which represents the two brothers, contains a star by this name.
Other Languages & CulturesPolydeukes(Greek Mythology)


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