Lunar meaning

lo͝onər
Of or on the moon.
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Measured by the moon's revolutions.

A lunar year.

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Like the moon.
  • Pale; pallid.
  • Round or crescent-shaped.
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Of or relating to silver.
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Of, involving, caused by, or affecting the moon.
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Measured by the revolution of the moon.
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(rare) Of or containing silver.
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Relating to the Moon.
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Measured by the revolution of the Moon around the Earth.
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The definition of lunar is something that relates to the moon.

An example of lunar is a lunar calendar showing the phases of the moon.

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Of, or pertaining to, the Moon; moonly.

Lunar observations.

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Crescent-shaped, lunate.
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Resembling the moon; orbed.

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Influenced by the moon, as in growth, character, or properties.

Lunar herbs.

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Of, or pertaining to, silver.
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(astronomy) A lunar distance.
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(anatomy) The middle bone of the proximal series of the carpus.
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Origin of lunar

  • Middle English crescent-shaped from Old French lunaire from Latin lūnāris of the moon from lūna moon leuk- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Latin lūnāris.

    From Wiktionary