half-moon

noun
\ ˈhaf-ˌmün , ˈhäf- \

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

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half-moon adjective

First Known Use of half-moon

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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half-moon

noun

English Language Learners Definition of half-moon

: the moon when only half of it can be seen

: something that is shaped like a half-moon

half-moon

noun
\ -ˌmün \

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