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minimoon

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or min·i moon

[ min-ee-moon ]
/ ˈmɪn iˌmun /
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noun Meteorology.

a full moon that purportedly looks smaller than normal when it coincides with the moon’s farthest position from Earth.

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Also called mi·cro·moon, mi·cro moon [mahy-kroh-moon] /ˈmaɪ kroʊˌmun/ .
Compare supermoon.

Origin of minimoon

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First recorded in 1995–2000; mini- + moon

Definition for minimoon (2 of 2)

minimoon2
[ min-ee-moon ]
/ ˈmɪn iˌmun /

noun

a short, usually inexpensive honeymoon, often followed by a longer honeymoon later on: They left the courthouse after the ceremony and had a weekend minimoon at The Plaza.

Origin of minimoon

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First recorded in 2010–15; mini- + (honey)moon
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