interlunation

[ in-ter-loo-ney-shuh n ]
/ ˌɪn tər lʊˈneɪ ʃən /

noun

the interlunar period.

Nearby words

  1. interlocutory,
  2. interlope,
  3. interloper,
  4. interlude,
  5. interlunar,
  6. intermarriage,
  7. intermarry,
  8. intermaxillary bone,
  9. intermaxillary suture,
  10. intermeddle

Origin of interlunation

First recorded in 1805–15; inter- + lunation

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British Dictionary definitions for interlunation

interlunation

/ (ˌɪntəlʊˈneɪʃən) /

noun

the period between the old and new moons during which the moon is invisibleSee new moon
Derived Formsinterlunar, adjective

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