Apollo

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Apollo (1) and Artemis

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Etymology 1Edit

From Ancient Greek Ἀπόλλων ‎(Apóllōn).

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Apollo

  1. (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.
  2. (astronomy) The planet Mercury, when observed as a Morning Star.
  3. (astronomy) Short for 1862 Apollo, an Apollo asteroid.
  4. (NASA, space science) A United States space program, and the vehicles it created, used for human travel to the moon.
  5. (with “the”) Apollo Theater, a music hall in New York City associated with African-American performers.
  6. The butterfly Parnassius apollo, a large swallowtail with black and red spots on white wings).
  7. A very handsome young man.
  8. A male given name.
  9. A placename.
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Etymology 2Edit

From the object 1862 Apollo.

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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.
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Apollo m

  1. Apollo

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Apollo f

  1. Apollo (American three-man spacecraft)

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Apollo m

  1. Obsolete spelling of Apolo
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