apocynthion

noun

the point at which a spacecraft in lunar orbit is farthest from the moonCompare apolune, pericynthion

Nearby words

  1. apocrine sweat gland,
  2. apocrypha,
  3. apocryphal,
  4. apocryphal gospels,
  5. apocynaceous,
  6. apodal,
  7. apodeictic,
  8. apodeipnon,
  9. apodema,
  10. apodeme

Word Origin for apocynthion

C20: from apo- (away) + cynthion, from Latin Cynthia goddess of the moon

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