lunar

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adjective lu·nar \ˈlü-nər also -ˌnär\

Definition of lunar

  1. 1 :  crescent, lunate who grasps the struggling heifer's lunar horns — Alexander Pope

  2. 2a :  of, relating to, or resembling the moon lunar craters a lunar landscapeb :  designed for use on the moon lunar vehicles

  3. 3 :  measured by the moon's revolution lunar month

Origin and Etymology of lunar

Middle English, from Latin lunaris, from luna moon; akin to Latin lucēre to shine — more at light


First Known Use: 15th century



LUNAR Defined for English Language Learners

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adjective lu·nar \ˈlü-nər also -ˌnär\

Definition of lunar for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to the moon


LUNAR Defined for Kids

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adjective lu·nar \ˈlü-nər\

Definition of lunar for Students

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the moon lunar rock

  2. 2 :  measured by the revolutions of the moon a lunar month


Medical Dictionary

lunar

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adjective lu·nar \ˈlü-nər also -ˌnär\

Medical Definition of lunar

  1. :  lunate



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