Luna

[ loo-nuh ]
/ ˈlu nə /

noun

the ancient Roman goddess personifying the moon, sometimes identified with Diana.
(in alchemy) silver.
(lowercase) Also lunette. Ecclesiastical. the crescent-shaped receptacle within the monstrance, for holding the consecrated Host in an upright position.

Origin of Luna

From the Latin word lūna the moon
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Luna

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/ (ˈluːnə) /

noun

the alchemical name for silver
the Roman goddess of the moonGreek counterpart: Selene

Word Origin for Luna

from Latin: moon

British Dictionary definitions for luna (2 of 2)

Luna

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Lunik (ˈluːnɪk)

/ (ˈluːnə) /

noun

any of a series of Soviet lunar space-probes, one of which, Luna 9, made the first soft landing on the moon (1966)
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