semilunar

[ sem-ee-loo-ner, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm iˈlu nər, ˌsɛm aɪ- /

adjective

shaped like a half-moon; crescent.

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Origin of semilunar

First recorded in 1590–1600; semi- + lunar

OTHER WORDS FROM semilunar

pre·sem·i·lu·nar, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for semilunar

semilunar
/ (ˌsɛmɪˈluːnə) /

adjective

shaped like a crescent or half-moon
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Medical definitions for semilunar

semilunar
[ sĕm′ē-lōōnər, sĕm′ī- ]

adj.

Shaped like a half-moon; crescent-shaped; lunar.
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