Lunar
See also: Lunar

English

Etymology

From Middle French lunaire, from Latin l?n?ris.

Pronunciation

Adjective

lunar (not comparable)

  1. Of, or pertaining to, a moon; moonly.
    lunar observations; a lunar eclipse
  2. Of, or pertaining to, Luna, the moon of Terra; Lunar.
  3. Crescent-shaped, lunate.
  4. Resembling Luna or another moon; orbed.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?)
  5. Influenced by a moon or moons, as in growth, character, or properties.
    lunar herbs
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)
  6. (alchemy) Of, or pertaining to, silver.

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Translations

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Noun

lunar (plural lunars)

  1. (astronomy) A lunar distance.
  2. (anatomy) The middle bone of the proximal series of the carpus.

Synonyms

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for lunar in
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Anagrams


Catalan

Pronunciation

Adjective

lunar (masculine and feminine plural lunars)

  1. lunar

Chavacano

Etymology

From Spanish lunar ("mole").

Noun

lunar

  1. (anatomy) mole

Galician

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin l?n?ris. Compare the inherited luar.

Adjective

lunar m, f (plural lunares)

  1. lunar

Noun

lunar m (plural lunares)

  1. mole, birthmark

German

Pronunciation

Adjective

lunar (not comparable)

  1. lunar

Declension

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Portuguese

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Latin l?n?ris. Cognate of luar.

Adjective

lunar (plural lunares, comparable)

  1. lunar

Etymology 2

Borrowed from Spanish lunar, from Latin l?n?ris.

Noun

lunar m (plural lunares)

  1. mole, birthmark

Spanish

Etymology

From Latin l?n?ris.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lu'na?/
  • Hyphenation: lu?nar

Adjective

lunar (plural lunares)

  1. lunar

Noun

lunar m (plural lunares)

  1. mole, birthmark

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