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ScriptsΚαστωρ Ancient Greek
PronouncedPron.KAS-tər English

Meaning & History

From the Greek name Καστωρ (Kastor), possibly related to κεκασμαι (kekasmai) meaning "to excel, to shine" (pluperfect κεκαστο). 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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Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute