half–moon

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noun \ˈhaf-ˌmün, ˈhäf-\

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


HALF–MOON Defined for English Language Learners

half–moon

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noun \ˈhaf-ˌmün, ˈhäf-\

Definition of half–moon for English Language Learners

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

  • : something that is shaped like a half-moon


Medical Dictionary

half–moon

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noun \-ˌmün\

Medical Definition of half–moon

  1. :  lunula a


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