new moon

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

English[edit]

New Moon.jpg

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English newe moone, newe mone, equivalent to new +‎ moon.

Noun[edit]

new moon (plural new moons)

  1. The phase of the moon when it is in conjunction with the sun.
    Antonym: full moon
  2. The moon when it is in conjunction with the sun.
    Antonym: full moon
  3. The phase of the moon when it is waxing.
    Synonym: waxing moon
    Antonym: old moon
  4. The moon when it is waxing.
    Synonym: waxing moon
    Antonym: old moon
  5. The day when the new moon is first seen or is expected to appear.

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]