Associations to the word «Luna»


LUNA, noun. (entomology) A luna moth: a member of species Actias luna.
LUNA, noun. (Christianity) (chiefly Catholicism and Anglicanism) A lunette: a crescent-shaped receptacle, often glass, for holding the (consecrated) host (the bread of communion) upright when exposed in the monstrance. [from 19th c.]
LUNA, noun. (Hawaii) A foreman on a plantation.
LUNA, proper noun. The name of Earth's moon.
LUNA, proper noun. (Roman god) The sister of Aurora and Sol; the goddess of the moon; equivalent to the Greek Selene.
LUNA, proper noun. A female given name.
LUNA, proper noun. (alchemy) silver
LUNA CORNEA, noun. (chemistry) (obsolete) horn silver, or fused silver chloride, a tough, brown, translucent mass
LUNA MOTH, noun. (entomology) A large, green American moth, Actias luna, that has crescent-shaped marks on its wings
LUNA MOTHS, noun. Plural of luna moth

Dictionary definition

LUNA, noun. (Roman mythology) the goddess of the Moon; counterpart of Greek Selene.

Wise words

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