half-moon


half–moon

noun \ˈhaf-ˌmün, ˈhäf-\

: the moon when only half of it can be seen

: something that is shaped like a half-moon

Full Definition of HALF-MOON

1
:  the moon when half its disk appears illuminated
2
:  something shaped like a crescent
3
:  the lunule of a fingernail
half–moon adjective

First Known Use of HALF-MOON

15th century

half–moon

noun \-ˌmün\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HALF–MOON

: lunula a

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