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Castor

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Etymology

1398 O.Fr. castor, < L. castor "beaver" < Gk. Κάστωρ (Kastor) "he who excels".

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Castor

  1. (zoology): The genus of the beaver.

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English

Proper noun

Castor

  1. (Greek mythology): One of the Dioscuri
  2. (astronomy): A double star in the constellation Gemini; alpha (α) Geminorum.

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