- Rom. Myth. the goddess of the moon: identified with the Greek Selene
- the moon personified
Origin of LunaMLAlchemy silver
Origin of LunaMiddle English from L, the moon: see light
Origin of LunaLatin Lūna from lūna moon ; see leuk- in Indo-European roots.
Borrowed from Latin lÅ«na (“moon; month; crescent").
- This noun, though inflected as an English word (singular luna, plural lunas), is frequently italicized as a loanword.
From the Hawaiian word luna (“leader; supervisor").
From Latin lÅ«na.