Meaning of Amor asteroid

A'mor as"teroid

Pronunciation: [key]
— Astron. Astron.
  1. one of a small group of asteroids whose orbits approach but do not cross that of the earth: named after the first such asteroid discovered (1932). Cf. Apollo asteroid.
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