interlunar

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adjective in·ter·lu·nar \ˌin-tər-ˈlü-nər\
variants: or less commonly

interlunary

play \ˌin-tər-ˈlü-nə-rē\

Definition of interlunar

  1. :  relating to the interval between old and new moon when the moon is invisible

Origin and Etymology of interlunar

probably from Middle French interlunaire, from Latin interlunium interlunar period, from inter- + luna moon — more at lunar


First Known Use: 1598

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