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interlunar

[ in-ter-loo-ner ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈlu nər /
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adjective
pertaining to the moon's monthly period of invisibility between the old moon and the new.
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Origin of interlunar

First recorded in 1590–1600; inter- + lunar
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How to use interlunar in a sentence

  • It hangs vacant, one may say; extinct, like the Moon in her vacant interlunar cave.

    The French Revolution|Thomas Carlyle
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