full moon

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

full moon, taken by the Galileo spacecraft

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English ful mone, from Old English full mōna, equivalent to full +‎ moon.

Noun[edit]

full moon (plural full moons)

  1. The phase of the moon when it is in opposition to the sun.
    Antonym: new moon
  2. The moon when it is in opposition to the sun.
    Synonym: (poetic) plenilune
    Antonym: new moon

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]