new moon

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English newe moone, newe mone, equivalent to new +‎ moon.

NounEdit

new moon (plural new moons)

  1. The phase of the moon when it is in conjunction with the sun.
    Antonym: full moon
  2. The moon when it is in conjunction with the sun.
    Antonym: full moon
  3. The phase of the moon when it is waxing.
    Synonym: waxing moon
    Antonym: old moon
  4. The moon when it is waxing.
    Synonym: waxing moon
    Antonym: old moon
  5. The day when the new moon is first seen or is expected to appear.

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