synodic month

noun

Definition of synodic month

: a lunar month

First Known Use of synodic month

1654, in the meaning defined above

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“Synodic month.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/synodic%20month. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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