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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pollux  \Pol"lux\,  n.  [L.,  the  twin  brother  of  castor;  also  the 
  constellation.] 
  1.  (Astron.)  A  fixed  star  of  the  second  magnitude,  in  the 
  constellation  Gemini.  Cf  3d  {Castor}. 
 
  2.  (Min.)  Same  as  {Pollucite}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pollucite  \Pol"lu*cite\,  n.  [See  {Pollux},  and  4th  {Castor}.] 
  (Min.) 
  A  colorless  transparent  mineral,  resembling  quartz,  occurring 
  with  castor  or  castorite  on  the  island  of  Elba.  It  is  a 
  silicate  of  alumina  and  c[ae]sia.  Called  also  {pollux}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Pollux 
  n  :  the  brightest  star  in  Gemini;  close  to  Castor  [syn:  {Pollux}] 




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