Definitions for lunarˈlu nər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lu•narˈlu nər(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to the moon:

    the lunar orbit.

    Category: Astronomy

  2. measured by the moon's revolutions:

    a lunar month.

    Category: Astronomy

  3. resembling the moon; round or crescent-shaped.

Origin of lunar:

1585–95; < L lūnāris

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lunar(adj)

    of or relating to or associated with the moon

    "lunar surface"; "lunar module"


  1. lunar(Adjective)

    Of, or pertaining to, the moon; moonly.

  2. lunar(Adjective)

    Crescent shaped, lunate.

  3. lunar(Adjective)

    Of, or pertaining to, silver.

  4. Origin: From lunaris.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lunar(adj)

    of or pertaining to the moon; as, lunar observations

  2. Lunar(adj)

    resembling the moon; orbed

  3. Lunar(adj)

    measured by the revolutions of the moon; as, a lunar month

  4. Lunar(adj)

    influenced by the moon, as in growth, character, or properties; as, lunar herbs

  5. Lunar(noun)

    a lunar distance

  6. Lunar(noun)

    the middle bone of the proximal series of the carpus; -- called also semilunar, and intermedium

Anagrams of lunar

  1. urnal

  2. ulnar

Translations for lunar

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


of the moon

a lunar eclipse.

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