Apollo meaning

ə-pŏlō
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A young man of great physical beauty.
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(greek mythology) The god of prophecy, music, medicine, and poetry, sometimes identified with the sun.
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(class. myth., person, proper) The god of music, poetry, prophecy, and medicine, represented as exemplifying manly youth and beauty: later identified with Helios.
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Any handsome young man.
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(1) The code name for Windows Phone 8. See Windows Phone.
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A very handsome young man.
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A butterfly, also known as mountain apollo (Parnassius apollo).
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(Greek mythology, Roman mythology): The son of Zeus and Leto, (Jupiter and Latona), and the twin brother of Artemis, (Diana). He was the god of light, music, medicine, and poetry; and prophecy, dance, manly beauty, and more.
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(astronomy) The planet Mercury, when observed as a Morning Star.
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A United States space program, and the vehicles it created, used for human travel to the moon.
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(with “the”) Apollo Theater, a music hall in New York City associated with African-American performers.
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The butterfly Parnassius apollo, a large swallowtail with black and red spots on white wings).
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A very handsome young man.
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A male given name.
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A placename.
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(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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Origin of apollo

  • Latin Apollō from Greek Apollōn

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek Ἀπόλλων (Apollōn).

    From Wiktionary

  • From the object 1862 Apollo.

    From Wiktionary

  • (See Apollo.)

    From Wiktionary