Earthlight



[urth-lahyt] /ˈɜrθˌlaɪt/

noun, Astronomy.
1.
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/ˈɜːθˌlaɪt/
noun
1.
another name for earthshine
n.

1833, from earth + light (n.). Apparently coined by British astronomer John Herschel.

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