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 for Anomalistic revolution
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Anomalistic \A*nom`a*lis"tic\, Anomalistical
  \A*nom`a*lis"tic*al\, a. [Cf. F. anomalistique.]
     1. Irregular; departing from common or established rules.
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     2. (Astron.) Pertaining to the anomaly, or angular distance
        of a planet from its perihelion.
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     Anomalistic month. See under Month.
  
     Anomalistic revolution, the period in which a planet or
        satellite goes through the complete cycles of its changes
        of anomaly, or from any point in its elliptic orbit to the
        same again.
  
     Anomalistic, or Periodical year. See under Year.
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