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apolune

noun apo·lune \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
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Origin of APOLUNE

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

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