From Ancient Greek Ἀπόλλων (Apollōn).
- (Greek mythology, Roman mythology): The son of Zeus and Leto (or Jupiter and Latona), and the twin brother of Artemis (or Diana).  He was the god of light, music, medicine, and poetry;  and prophecy, dance, manly beauty, and more.
- (astronomy) The planet Mercury, when observed as a Morning Star.
- A United States space program, and the vehicles it created, used for human travel to the moon.
- (with “the”) Apollo Theater, a music hall in New York City associated with African-American performers.
- A butterfly (Parnassius apollo, a large swallowtail with black and red spots on white wings).
- A very handsome young man. 
- A male given name.
- A placename.
- variants: Apollon, Apolo, Apollos
the son of Zeus
a very handsome young man
a three-man spacecraft
From the object 1862 Apollo.
- (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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Translations to be checked
- ^ Oxford Dictionary of World Mythology, Arthur Cotterell, Oxford University Press, 1986
- Webster's College Dictionary, Random House, 2001