pericynthion

noun peri·cyn·thi·on \¦perə¦sin(t)thēə̇n\

Definition of pericynthion

plural

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Origin and Etymology of pericynthion

New Latin, from peri- + Cynthia, goddess of the moon (from Greek Kynthia) + -on (as in aphelion)


First Known Use: 1959


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