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half–moon

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noun \ˈhaf-ˌmün, ˈhäf-\

Simple Definition of half–moon

  • : the moon when only half of it can be seen

  • : something that is shaped like a half-moon

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of half–moon

  1. 1 :  the moon when half its disk appears illuminated

  2. 2 :  something shaped like a crescent

  3. 3 :  the lunule of a fingernail

half–moon

adjective

15th Century

First Known Use of half–moon

15th century


Medical Dictionary

half–moon

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noun \-ˌmün\

Medical Definition of half–moon

  1. :  lunula a




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