lunar
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin lunaris, from luna moon; akin to Latin lucēre to shine — more at light Date: 15th century 1. crescent, lunate 2. a. of, relating to, or resembling the moon <
lunar craters
>
<
a lunar landscape
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b. designed for use on the moon <
lunar vehicles
>
3. measured by the moon's revolution <
lunar month
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Lunar — Lu nar (l[=u] n[ e]r), a. [L. lunaris, fr. luna the moon. See {Luna}, and cf. {Lunary}.] 1. Of or pertaining to the moon; as, lunar observations. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling the moon; orbed. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. Measured by the revolutions… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lunar — LUNÁR, Ă, lunari, e, adj. 1. Referitor la intervalul de timp de o lună (II); (şi adv.) care se produce sau apare o dată pe lună; mensual. 2. (Rar) Propriu lunii (I), de lună, ca luna (de luminos, de feeric etc.). – Din fr. lunaire, lat. lunaris.… …   Dicționar Român

  • lunar — adjetivo 1. De la Luna: geografía lunar, año lunar, ciclo lunar. eclipse lunar o eclipse de Luna. 2. Que evoca o recuerda la Luna: paisaje lunar. Una claridad lunar ilumina el escenario. sustantivo masculino 1 …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Lunar — Lunar, word derived from the Latin luna , meaning moon, may refer to: * adjective: having to do with or pertaining to the Moon, or to moons in general * Lunar, an RPG series of console video games. * Lunar, an EXPERT SYSTEM for analyzing the… …   Wikipedia

  • Lunar — Lu nar, n. 1. (Astron.) A lunar distance. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) The middle bone of the proximal series of the carpus; called also {semilunar}, and {intermedium}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lunar — [lo͞o′nər] adj. [L lunaris < luna, the moon: see LIGHT1] 1. of or on the moon 2. like the moon; specif., a) pale; pallid b) round or crescent shaped 3. measured by the moon s revolutions …   English World dictionary

  • Lunar — (lunarisch, v. lat.), sich auf den Mond beziehend, den Mond betreffend …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Lunar — Lunār, lunārisch (lat.), den Mond betreffend, von ihm herrührend …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • lunar — informal, nevo pigmentado. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • lunar — (adj.) crescent shaped, early 15c.; pertaining to the moon, 1620s, from O.Fr. lunaire (15c.), from L. lunaris of the moon, from luna moon, (with capital L moon goddess ); see LUNA (Cf. Luna) …   Etymology dictionary

  • lunar — adj. 2 g. 1. Da Lua ou a ela relativo. • s. m. 2. Sinal no corpo, atribuído à influência da Lua. 3.  [Portugal: Trás os Montes] Peça da roda do carro de bois.   ‣ Etimologia: latim lunaris, e …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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