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apolune

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noun apo·lune \ˈa-pə-ˌlün\

Definition of apolune

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



Origin and Etymology of apolune

apo- + Latin luna moon — more at lunar


First Known Use: circa 1968


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