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Pronunciation: lu'nar


  1. Relating to the moon or to a month.
  2. Resembling the moon in shape, especially a half moon.
  3. Relating to silver (the moon was the symbol for silver in alchemy).

Synonym(s): lunate1TA, semilunar

[L. luna, moon]

See Also: crescentic

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