lunarian

noun
lu·nar·i·an | \lüˈna(a)rēən\
plural -s

Definition of lunarian 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a supposed inhabitant of the moon

2 : an authority on lunar astronomy

3 Lunarian : one that has a well-developed Mount of the Moon bulging outward toward the center of the palm and that is usually held by palmists to be characterized by imagination, desire for travel, and idealism the Lunarian is not often seen in pure development— W. G. Benham †1944

lunarian

adjective
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Definition of lunarian (Entry 2 of 2)

: of, relating to, or existing on the moon

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History and Etymology for lunarian

Noun

lunar + -an, noun suffix

Adjective

lunar + -an, adjective suffix

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