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

First Known Use of apolune

1960, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for apolune

apo- + Latin luna moon — more at lunar

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