luna

1 of 2

noun (1)

plural -s
obsolete
: silver as used in alchemy

luna

2 of 2

noun (2)

lu·​na
ˈlünə
plural -s
Hawaii
: foreman
especially : a foreman of a plantation

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from Latin, moon

Noun (2)

Hawaiian, literally, high, above

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“Luna.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/luna. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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