Meaning of LUNAR in English


/looh"neuhr/ , adj.

1. of or pertaining to the moon: the lunar orbit.

2. measured by the moon's revolutions: a lunar month.

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

4. of or pertaining to silver.


5. a lunar observation taken for purposes of navigation or mapping.

[ 1585-95; lunaris of the moon. See LUNA, -AR 1 ]

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