: located beyond the moon : ethereal, visionary compare sublunary
who can imagine a translunary visitor in Times SquareO. S. J. Gogarty
his high translunary dreamsJohn Buchan

Word History


trans- + Latin luna moon + English -ary

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Dictionary Entries Near translunary

Cite this Entry

“Translunary.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!