[ pol-uhks ]
/ ˈpɒl əks /
Astronomy. a first-magnitude star in the constellation Gemini.
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Words nearby Pollux
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How to use Pollux in a sentence
Why there should have been this denial upon the part of those who swore freely by Pollux is not easily explained.
That is to say, harmonia in Pollux has the same meaning as harmonia in the Anonymus, and is equivalent to tonos.
Pollux, who was immortal, then begged Jupiter to let him die also, that he might not be separated from his brother.
I warned him more than once for getting young horses into a fret, and I'm willing to lay a ten-pound note that he angered Pollux.
British Dictionary definitions for Pollux
the brightest star in the constellation Gemini, lying close to the star Castor. Visual magnitude: 1.15; spectral type: K0III; distance: 34 light yearsSee also Castor
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Scientific definitions for Pollux
A bright giant star in the constellation Gemini, with an apparent magnitude of 1.15. Scientific name: Beta Geminorum.
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