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Apollo

See also: apollo, apol·lo, and Apol·lo

EnglishEdit

Apollo (1) and Artemis

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Ancient Greek Ἀπόλλων (Apóllōn).

Proper nounEdit

Apollo

  1. (Greek mythology, 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. (astronomy) The planet Mercury, when observed as a Morning Star.
  3. A United States space program, and the vehicles it created, used for human travel to the moon.
  4. (with “the”) Apollo Theater, a music hall in New York City associated with African-American performers.
  5. The butterfly Parnassius apollo, a large swallowtail with black and red spots on white wings).
  6. A very handsome young man. [2]
  7. A male given name.
  8. A placename.
AntonymsEdit
Related termsEdit
  • variants: Apollon, Apolo, Apollos
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the object 1862 Apollo.

NounEdit

Wikipedia

Apollo (plural Apollos)

  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.
TranslationsEdit
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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

ItalianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Apollo m

  1. Apollo

LatinEdit

Proper nounEdit

Apollo m (genitive Apollinis); third declension

  1. Apollo

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative Apollo Apollinēs
genitive Apollinis Apollinum
dative Apollinī Apollinibus
accusative Apollinem Apollinēs
ablative Apolline Apollinibus
vocative Apollo Apollinēs

Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

Apollo m (genitive Apollōnis); third declension

  1. Apollo

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative Apollo Apollōnēs
genitive Apollōnis Apollōnum
dative Apollōnī Apollōnibus
accusative Apollōnem Apollōnēs
ablative Apollōne Apollōnibus
vocative Apollo Apollōnēs

PortugueseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Apollo f

  1. Apollo (a three-man spacecraft)