Luna meaning

lo͝onə
(person, proper) The moon personified.
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The goddess of the moon.
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(rom. myth., person, proper) The goddess of the moon: identified with the Greek Selene.
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(alchemy) Silver.
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(entomology) A luna moth: a member of species Actias luna.
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(Christianity, chiefly Catholicism and Anglicanism) A lunette: a crescent-shaped receptacle, often glass, for holding the (consecrated) host (the bread of communion) upright when exposed in the monstrance. [from 19th c.]
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(Hawaii) A foreman on a plantation.
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The name of Earth's moon.
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(Roman mythology) The sister of Aurora and Sol; the goddess of the moon; equivalent to the Greek Selene.
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A female given name.
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Origin of luna

  • Latin Lūna from lūna moon leuk- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowed from Latin lÅ«na (“moon; month; crescent").

    From Wiktionary

  • From the Hawaiian word luna (“leader; supervisor").

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin lÅ«na.

    From Wiktionary