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moonbow

[ moon-boh ]
/ ˈmunˌboʊ /

noun

a rainbow caused by the refraction and reflection of light from the moon.

Nearby words

moon-faced, moon-shot, moon-up, moonball, moonbeam, moonbow, mooncalf, moonchild, mooned, mooneye, moonfish

Origin of moonbow

First recorded in 1890–95; moon + (rain)bow
Also called lunar rainbow.
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