a combining form meaning “moon,” used in the formation of compound words:
denoting the moon: selenology
[si-lee-nuh-sen-trik] /sɪˌli nəˈsɛn trɪk/ adjective, Astronomy. 1. having the moon as its center. 2. of or relating to the center of the moon.
noun 1. the branch of astronomy that deals with the measurement of the moon’s surface and its gravitational field.
adjective 1. having molar teeth with crowns formed of crescent-shaped cusps. adjective 1. (of the teeth of certain mammals) having crescent-shaped ridges on the crowns, as in deer noun 2. a mammal with selenodont teeth
[sel-uh-nog-ruh-fee] /ˌsɛl əˈnɒg rə fi/ noun 1. the branch of astronomy that deals with the charting of the moon’s surface. selenography /ˌsiːlɪˈnɒɡrəfɪ/ noun 1. the branch of astronomy concerned with the description and mapping of the surface features of the moon