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

half-moon

adjective

First Known Use of half-moon

15th century


HALF-MOON Defined for English Language Learners

half-moon

noun

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

noun \ -ˌmün \

medical Definition of half-moon

: lunula a

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