Apollo

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A·pol·lo

 (ə-pŏl′ō)
n.
1. Greek Mythology The god of prophecy, music, medicine, and poetry, sometimes identified with the sun.
2. apollo pl. apol·los A young man of great physical beauty.

[Latin Apollō, from Greek Apollōn.]

apollo

(əˈpɒləʊ)
n, pl -los
a strikingly handsome youth

apollo

(əˈpɒləʊ)
n, pl -los
(Animals) a handsome Eurasian mountain butterfly, Parnassius apollo, with palish wings and prominent red ocelli

Apollo

(əˈpɒləʊ)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) classical myth the god of light, poetry, music, healing, and prophecy: son of Zeus and Leto

Apollo

(əˈpɒləʊ)
n
(Astronautics) any of a series of manned US spacecraft designed to explore the moon and surrounding space. Apollo 11 made the first moon landing in July 1969

A•pol•lo

(əˈpɒl oʊ)

n., pl. -los.
1. the ancient Greek and Roman god of light, healing, music, and poetry.
2. a handsome young man.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Apollo - (Greek mythology) Greek god of lightApollo - (Greek mythology) Greek god of light; god of prophecy and poetry and music and healing; son of Zeus and Leto; twin brother of Artemis
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
Translations
ApollApollon
ApolloApollón
アポロアポロン

Apollo

[əˈpɒleʊ] NApolo

Apollo

n (Myth) → Apollo m; (fig also)Apoll m

Apollo

[əˈpɒləʊ] nApollo
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But as Apollon Musagetes he was also leader of the nine Muses and director of their choir, owing to his role as the god of music and poetry.
At his election in 1513, Pasquino, the satirical statue in Rome, assumed the persona of Apollo to announce the new pope's anticipated patronage, while an oration composed in 1517 celebrated Leo as Apollo Musagetes ("Leader of the Muses").
Under the direction of Apollo, who in this role was surnamed Musagetes (Leader of the Muses), they sang and danced at festivities honoring gods and heroes.