Apollo

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

English[edit]

Apollo (1) and Artemis

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἀπόλλων (Apollōn).

Proper noun[edit]

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.
Antonyms[edit]
Related terms[edit]
  • variants: Apollon, Apolo, Apollos
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the object 1862 Apollo.

Noun[edit]

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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.
Translations[edit]
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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Apollo m

  1. Apollo

Latin[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Apollo m (genitive Apollinis); third declension

  1. Apollo

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

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

Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Apollo m (genitive Apollōnis); third declension

  1. Apollo

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

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

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Apollo f

  1. Apollo (a three-man spacecraft)