lunate

adjective
lu·nate | \ˈlü-ˌnāt \

Definition of lunate 

: shaped like a crescent

First Known Use of lunate

circa 1777, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lunate

Latin lunatus, past participle of lunare to bend in a crescent, from luna

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lunar year

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lunatically

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The first known use of lunate was circa 1777

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lunate

adjective
lu·nate | \ˈlü-ˌnāt \

Medical Definition of lunate 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: shaped like a crescent

lunate

noun

Medical Definition of lunate (Entry 2 of 2)

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