half-moon

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Etymology[edit]

half- +‎ moon

Noun[edit]

half-moon (plural half-moons)

  1. The moon in its first or last quarter when only half the visible face is illuminated; a quarter moon.
  2. Anything shaped like a crescent, especially the base of a fingernail.

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