moonprobe

[ moon-prohb ]
/ ˈmunˌproʊb /

noun

an information-gathering spacecraft designed to pass close by or land on the lunar surface.

Nearby words

  1. moonlight,
  2. moonlight flit,
  3. moonlight sonata,
  4. moonlighting,
  5. moonlit,
  6. moonquake,
  7. moonrace,
  8. moonraker,
  9. moonrise,
  10. moonrock

Origin of moonprobe

1955–60; moon + (space) probe

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