noun \ˈa-pə-ˌlün\

Definition of APOLUNE

:  the point in the path of a body orbiting the moon that is farthest from the center of the moon — compare perilune

Origin of APOLUNE

apo- + Latin luna moon — more at lunar
First Known Use: circa 1968


Next Word in the Dictionary: apolysis (noun)
Previous Word in the Dictionary: apolousis
All Words Near: apolune

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up apolune? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More