Dioscuri

[dahy-uh-skyoo r-ahy]
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Dioscuri

pl n
  1. the Greek name for Castor and Pollux, when considered together
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Word Origin and History for dioscuri

Dioscuri

n.

from Greek Dioskouroi, literally "Zeus' boys," from Dios, genitive of Zeus (see Zeus) + kouroi, plural of kouros "boy, son" (see crescent).

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