translunary

[ trans-loo-ner-ee, tranz-; trans-loo-nuh-ree, tranz- ]
/ ˈtræns luˌnɛr i, ˈtrænz-; trænsˈlu nə ri, trænz- /

adjective

situated beyond or above the moon; superlunary.
celestial, rather than earthly.
ideal; visionary.

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Also translunar.

Origin of translunary

1620–30; trans- + lunary<French lun(aire) or Latin lun(āris) lunar + -ary
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