Lunated
Lunate Lu"nate, Lunated Lu"na*ted, a. [L. lunatus crescent-shaped, p. p. of lunare to bend like a crescent, fr. luna the moon.] Crescent-shaped; resembling the crescent moon; as, a lunate leaf; a lunate beak; a lunated cross. --Gray.

Syn: lunular, bicephalous, crescent(prenominal), crescent-shaped. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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