Lune



[loon] /lun/

noun
1.
anything shaped like a crescent or a half moon.
2.
a crescent-shaped figure bounded by two arcs of circles, either on a plane or a spherical surface.
[loon] /lun/
noun, Falconry.
1.
a line for securing a hawk.
/luːn/
noun
1.

2.
something shaped like a crescent
3.
(RC Church) another word for lunette (sense 6)
/luːn/
noun
1.
(falconry) a leash for hawks or falcons
n.

figure formed by two arcs of circles, 1704, from Latin luna “moon; crescent-shaped badge” (see luna).

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