Lunar



[loo-ner] /ˈlu nər/

adjective
1.
of or relating to the moon:
the lunar orbit.
2.
measured by the moon’s revolutions:
a lunar month.
3.
resembling the moon; round or crescent-shaped.
4.
of or relating to silver.
noun
5.
a lunar observation taken for purposes of navigation or mapping.
/ˈluːnə/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the moon
2.
occurring on, used on, or designed to land on the surface of the moon: lunar module
3.
relating to, caused by, or measured by the position or orbital motion of the moon
4.
of or containing silver
adj.

“crescent-shaped,” early 15c.; “pertaining to the moon,” 1620s, from Old French lunaire (15c.), from Latin lunaris “of the moon,” from luna “moon,” (with capital L- “moon goddess”); see Luna.

lunar lu·nar (lōō’nər)
adj.

lunar
(l’nər)

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