apollo

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See also: Apollo and Apol·lo

English[edit]

Apollo Butterfly of Gran Sasso

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From Apollo.

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apollo (plural apollos)

  1. A very handsome young man.
  2. (entomology) Any of several papilionid butterflies of the genus Parnassius, especially Parnassius apollo of Eurasia (also known as the mountain apollo).

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Etymology[edit]

From the name of the Greek god of beauty, Apollo, from Ancient Greek Ἀπόλλων (Apóllōn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈpɔl.lo/
  • Rhymes: -ɔllo
  • Hyphenation: a‧pòl‧lo

Noun[edit]

apollo m (plural apolli)

  1. a young man of great beauty, an apollo
  2. Apollo butterfly (Parnassius apollo, a large swallowtail with black and red spots on white wings)

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