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Polydeuces

[pol-i-doo-seez, -dyoo-]
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noun
  1. Greek name of Pollux.
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Examples from the Web for polydeuces

Historical Examples

  • Of both of you will I make my hymn, but first will I sing of Polydeuces.

    Theocritus, Bion and Moschus

    Theocritus

  • This is a hymn, in the Homeric manner, to Castor and Polydeuces.

  • Then Polydeuces at once ended the combat by a right-hand blow on the temple.

  • Her twin-sons, Castor and (Polydeuces or) Pollux, were renowned for their tender attachment to each other.


British Dictionary definitions for polydeuces

Polydeuces

noun
  1. the Greek name of PolluxSee Castor and Pollux
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