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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French lunaire, from Latin lūnāris.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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.

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

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SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

lunar (plural lunars)

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

SynonymsEdit

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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.)

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CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lunar (masculine and feminine plural lunars)

  1. lunar

ChavacanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish lunar (mole).

NounEdit

lunar

  1. (anatomy) mole

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin lūnāris. Compare the inherited luar.

AdjectiveEdit

lunar m, f (plural lunares)

  1. lunar

NounEdit

lunar m (plural lunares)

  1. mole, birthmark

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lunar (not comparable)

  1. lunar

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PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin lūnāris. Cognate of luar.

AdjectiveEdit

lunar (plural lunares, comparable)

  1. lunar

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Spanish lunar, from Latin lūnāris.

NounEdit

lunar m (plural lunares)

  1. mole, birthmark

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lūnāris.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /luˈnaɾ/
  • Hyphenation: lu‧nar

AdjectiveEdit

lunar (plural lunares)

  1. lunar

NounEdit

lunar m (plural lunares)

  1. mole, birthmark

Related termsEdit