Crescent symbol (fixed width).svg
U+263D, ☽
FIRST QUARTER MOON

[U+263C]
Miscellaneous Symbols
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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

The lunar crescent is an ancient symbol for the moon.[1]

Alternative formsEdit

SymbolEdit

  1. nighttime
  2. (astronomy, astrology) the Moon
  3. (astronomy) a moon (rare)
  4. (astronomy, astrology) the first quarter of the Moon (rare)
  5. (alchemy) silver (archaic)
  6. Monday (rare)

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

Planetary symbols
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jones, Alexander (1999) Astronomical Papyri from Oxyrhynchus, →ISBN, pages 62–63