Gr. Myth. Castor and Pollux, twin sons of Leda
Origin of DioscuriClassical Greek Dioskouroi ; from Dios (gen. of Zeus) + kouroi, plural of kouros, boy, son
plural nounGreek Mythology
Castor and Pollux, the twin sons of Leda and brothers of Helen and Clytemnestra, who were transformed by Zeus into the constellation Gemini.
Origin of DioscuriGreek Dioskouroi : Dios, genitive of Zeus, Zeus; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots + kouroi, pl. of kouros, boy; see ker-2 in Indo-European roots.
From Ancient Greek Διόσκουροι (Dióskūroi, “the youths of Zeus”).