lune

noun
\ ˈlün How to pronounce lune (audio) \

Definition of lune

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

First Known Use of lune

circa 1704, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lune

Latin luna moon — more at lunar

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The first known use of lune was circa 1704

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“Lune.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lune. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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