Lunate



[loo-neyt] /ˈlu neɪt/

adjective
1.
Also, lunated. being in the shape of a ; crescent-shaped.
noun
2.
Anatomy. the second bone from the thumb side of the proximal row of bones of the carpus.
3.
a crescent-shaped, microlithic artifact mounted in a haft to form a composite tool, mostly Mesolithic in origin.
/ˈluːneɪt/
adjective
1.
(anatomy, botany) shaped like a crescent
noun
2.
a crescent-shaped bone forming part of the wrist
adj.

“crescent-shaped,” 1777, from Latin lunatus, from luna (see Luna).

lunate lu·nate (lōō’nāt’)
adj.
Shaped like a crescent.

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