lune

noun

: the part of a plane surface bounded by two intersecting arcs or of a spherical surface bounded by two great circles

Word History

Etymology

Latin luna moon — more at lunar

First Known Use

circa 1704, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lune was circa 1704

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Cite this Entry

“Lune.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lune. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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