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sublunary

[suhb-loo-ner-ee, suhb-loo-nuh-ree] /ˈsʌb lʊˌnɛr i, sʌbˈlu nə ri/
adjective
1.
situated beneath the moon or between the earth and the moon.
2.
characteristic of or pertaining to the earth; terrestrial.
3.
mundane or worldly:
fleeting, sublunary pleasure.
Also, sublunar
[suhb-loo-ner] /sʌbˈlu nər/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; < Late Latin sublūn(āris) (see sub-, lunar) + -ary
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British Dictionary definitions for sublunar

sublunary

/sʌbˈluːnərɪ/
adjective
1.
situated between the moon and the earth
2.
of or relating to the earth or world
Word Origin
C16: via Late Latin, from Latin sub- + lūna moon
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Word Origin and History for sublunar

sublunary

adj.

1590s, from Modern Latin sublunaris, from sub- (see sub-) + lunaris (see lunar).

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