Apollo

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See also: apollo and Apol·lo

English[edit]

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Apollo (1) and Artemis

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin Apollo, from Ancient Greek Ἀπόλλων (Apóllōn).

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). 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 2[edit]

From the object 1862 Apollo.

Noun[edit]

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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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Apollo, from Ancient Greek Ἀπόλλων (Apóllōn).

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Proper noun[edit]

Apollo m

  1. (Greek mythology) Apollo

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἀπόλλων (Apóllōn).

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Apollō m (genitive Apollinis or Apollōnis); third declension

  1. (Greek mythology) Apollo

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Third-declension noun (two different stems).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Apollō Apollinēs
Genitive Apollinis
Apollōnis
Apollinum
Dative Apollinī
Apollōnī
Apollinibus
Accusative Apollinem
Apollōnem
Apollinēs
Ablative Apolline
Apollōne
Apollinibus
Vocative Apollō Apollinēs

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References[edit]

  • Apollo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Apollo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Apollo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Apollo in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • Apollo in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Apollo in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray

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Apollo

  1. Alternative form of Appolyn

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Portuguese[edit]

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Apollo f

  1. Apollo (American three-man spacecraft)

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Apollo m

  1. Obsolete spelling of Apolo