lunar rainbow


Origin of lunar rainbow

First recorded in 1705–15

Words Nearby lunar rainbow Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use lunar rainbow in a sentence

  • We have just seen a splendid lunar rainbow, and I suspect it forebodes a good deal more wind than we have lately had.

    The Last Voyage | Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
  • On the first night of my stay, there was a lunar rainbow, which I went on to the roof of the hotel to watch.

    Greater Britain | Charles Wentworth Dilke
  • An iris or lunar rainbow was seen for one hour (9 to 10) at Wakefield in Yorkshire, England.

  • A lunar rainbow observed at Mattock, in Derbyshire, England.

  • I have had the pleasure of beholding a novel phenomenon, a lunar rainbow.

    Round Cape Horn | Joseph Lamson