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Apollo

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English

Apollo and Artemis (1)

Etymology 1

From Ancient Greek Ἀπόλλων

Proper noun

Apollo

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  1. (Greek, Roman mythology): The son of Zeus and Leto (or Jupiter and Latona), and the twin brother of Artemis (or Diana).[1] He was the god of light, music, medicine, and poetry;[2] and prophecy, dance, manly beauty, and more.
  2. A very handsome young man.[2]
  3. Space, U.S. A three-man spacecraft designed to travel to and land on the moon.
  4. A town in Pennsylvania, USA.
  5. A butterfly (Parnassius apollo, a large swallowtail with black and red spots on white wings).
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Etymology 2

From the object 1862 Apollo

Noun

Singular
Apollo

Plural
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Apollo ({{{1}}})
  1. (astronomy) An asteroid possessing an orbit that crosses the orbit of the Earth and an orbital period of over one year, with semimajor axes greater than 1 AU, and perihelion distances less than 1.017 AU.
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References

  • Notes:
  1. ^ Oxford Dictionary of World Mythology, Arthur Cotterell, Oxford University Press, 1986
  2. 2.0 2.1 Webster's College Dictionary, Random House, 2001

Italian

Proper noun

Apollo m.

  1. Apollo

Latin

Proper noun

Apollo m. (genitive: Apollinis)

  1. Apollo

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