lunar

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lūnāris.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lunar (not comparable)

  1. Of, or pertaining to, the Moon; moonly.
    lunar observations
  2. Crescent-shaped, lunate.
  3. Resembling the moon; orbed.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?)
  4. Influenced by the moon, as in growth, character, or properties.
    lunar herbs
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)
  5. (alchemy) Of, or pertaining to, silver.

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Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

lunar (plural lunars)

  1. (astronomy) A lunar distance.
  2. (anatomy) The middle bone of the proximal series of the carpus.

Synonyms[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Anagrams[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin lūnāris. Compare the inherited luar.

Adjective[edit]

lunar m, f (plural lunares)

  1. lunar

Noun[edit]

lunar m (plural lunares)

  1. mole, birthmark

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin lūnāris. Cognate of luar.

Adjective[edit]

lunar m, f (plural lunares; comparable)

  1. lunar

Etymology 2[edit]

From Spanish lunar, from Latin lūnāris.

Noun[edit]

lunar m (plural lunares)

  1. mole, birthmark

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lūnāris.

Adjective[edit]

lunar m, f (plural lunares)

  1. lunar

Noun[edit]

lunar m (plural lunares)

  1. mole, birthmark

Related terms[edit]