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anomalistic month

[ uh-nom-uh-lis-tik muhnth, uh-nom-uh-lis-tik ]
/ əˈnɒm əˈlɪs tɪk ˈmʌnθ, əˌnɒm əˈlɪs tɪk /
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noun Astronomy.

See under month (def. 5).

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Origin of anomalistic month

First recorded in 1760–70
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anomalistic month

noun

the interval between two successive passages of the moon through perigee; 27.55455 days
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