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Meaning of LUNATE

Pronunciation:  'looneyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  resembling the new moon in shape
 

LUNATE is a 6 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: bicephalous, crescent(a), crescent-shaped, rounded, semilunar
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lu"nate\, Lunated \Lu"na*ted\, a. [L. lunatus
crescent-shaped, p. p. of lunare to bend like a crescent, fr.
luna the moon.]
Crescent-shaped; as, a lunate leaf; a lunate beak; a lunated
cross. --Gray.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Crescent-shaped.
 

 

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