paraselene

noun para·se·le·ne \ ¦parəsə̇¦lē(ˌ)nē \

Definition of paraselene

plural paraselenae \"\
:a luminous appearance seen in connection with lunar halos — compare parhelion

paraselenic

\-lenik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of paraselene

New Latin, from para- 1para- + Greek selēnē moon


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