lunar-day

lunar day

noun
a division of time that is equal to the elapsed time between two consecutive returns of the same terrestrial meridian to the moon.

Origin:
1680–90

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lunar day

noun
the period of time taken for the moon to make one full rotation on its axis (about 27.3 sidereal days) 
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