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harvest moon

noun
1.
the moon at and about the period of fullness that is nearest to the autumnal equinox.
Origin of harvest moon
1700-1710
1700-10
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  • Possibilities beckoned in the long ago, and they were as luminous as the harvest moon.
  • Maybe you enjoy the call of a quail on a spring morning or the hooting of barred owls under a harvest moon.
  • Maybe you enjoy the call of a quail on a spring morning, or the hooting of barred owls under a harvest moon.
British Dictionary definitions for harvest moon

harvest moon

noun
1.
the full moon occurring nearest to the autumnal equinox
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