noun Apol·lo \ə-ˈpä-(ˌ)lō\

Definition of Apollo

  1. 1 :  the Greek and Roman god of sunlight, prophecy, music, and poetry

  2. 2 [Apollo, an asteroid of this class] :  any of a class of asteroids having an orbit that extends from inside to beyond the earth's orbit

Origin and Etymology of apollo

Latin Apollin-, Apollo, from Greek Apollōn

First Known Use: 13th century

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