paraselene

noun
para·​se·​le·​ne | \ ¦parəsə̇¦lē(ˌ)nē \
plural paraselenae\ " \

Definition of paraselene

: a luminous appearance seen in connection with lunar halos — compare parhelion

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Other Words from paraselene

paraselenic \ -​lenik \ adjective

History and Etymology for paraselene

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

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“Paraselene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paraselene. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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