Meaning of LUNATE in English
— lunately , adv.
/looh"nayt/ , adj.
1. Also, lunated . crescent-shaped.
2. Anat. the second bone from the thumb side of the proximal row of bones of the carpus.
3. a crescent-shaped, microlithic artifact mounted in a haft to form a composite tool, mostly Mesolithic in origin.
[ 1770-80; lunatus crescent-shaped. See LUNA, -ATE 1 ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012