semilunar

adjective
semi·​lu·​nar | \ ˌse-mē-ˈlü-nər How to pronounce semilunar (audio) , ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi- \

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First Known Use of semilunar

1597, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for semilunar

New Latin semilunaris, from Latin semi- + lunaris lunar

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The first known use of semilunar was in 1597

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“Semilunar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semilunar. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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semilunar

adjective
semi·​lu·​nar | \ -ˈlü-nər How to pronounce semilunar (audio) \

Medical Definition of semilunar

: shaped like a crescent

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