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moonchild

[ moon-chahyld ]
/ ˈmunˌtʃaɪld /
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noun, plural moon·chil·dren.

a person born under the zodiacal sign of Cancer.

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Origin of moonchild

1965–70; moon + child; so called because of the astrological pairing of the moon with Cancer
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British Dictionary definitions for moonchild

Moon Child

noun

a euphemistic name for Cancer (def. 2b)
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