[ loo-nair-ee-uh n ]
/ luˈnɛər i ən /


a being supposedly inhabiting the moon.
a selenographer.

Origin of lunarian

1700–10; < Latin lūn(ā) moon + -arian Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for lunarian

  • I would advise those who are of my opinion to save a quantity of these stones when it hails next, and make Lunarian wine.

  • He was standing erect, in his hands two old Lunarian dueling swords.

    Out Around Rigel|Robert H. Wilson
  • In these various brochures the aim is always satirical; the theme being a description of Lunarian customs as compared with ours.

British Dictionary definitions for lunarian

/ (luːˈnɛərɪən) /


archaic an astronomer concerned with the moon; a selenographer
myth an inhabitant of the moon
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