Meaning of LUNAR in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈlü-nər also ]

-ˌnär 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


a. : of, relating to, or resembling the moon

lunar craters

a lunar landscape

b. : designed for use on the moon

lunar vehicles

3. : measured by the moon's revolution

lunar month

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.