Lunation



[loo-ney-shuh n] /luˈneɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
the period of time from one new moon to the next (about 29½ days); a lunar month.
/luːˈneɪʃən/
noun
1.
another name for synodic month See month (sense 6)
n.

“time from one new moon to another,” late 14c., from Medieval Latin lunationem, from luna “moon” (see Luna).

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