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Selenite (plural Selenites)
- (science fiction) An inhabitant of Luna, the moon of Terra.
1901, Wells, Herbert George, “The Selenite's Face”, in The First Men in the Moon:
- My first impression was of some clumsy quadruped with lowered head. Then I perceived it was the slender pinched body and short and extremely attenuated bandy legs of a Selenite, with his head depressed between his shoulders.
inhabitant of the Moon — see Lunarian
- plural of