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of or pertaining to the moon: the lunar orbit.
measured by the moon's revolutions: a lunar month.
resembling the moon; round or crescent-shaped.
of or pertaining to silver.
a lunar observation taken for purposes of navigation or mapping.

1585–95; < Latin lūnāris of the moon. See Luna, -ar1

unlunar, adjective
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lunar (ˈluːnə)
1.  of or relating to the moon
2.  occurring on, used on, or designed to land on the surface of the moon: lunar module
3.  relating to, caused by, or measured by the position or orbital motion of the moon
4.  of or containing silver
[C17: from Latin lūnāris, from lūna the moon]

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Word Origin & History

"pertaining to the moon," 1620s, from O.Fr. lunaire, from L. lunaris "of the moon," from luna "moon," (with capital L-) "moon goddess"); see luna.
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Medical Dictionary

lunar lu·nar (lōō'nər)

  1. Relating to the moon or to a month.

  2. Lunate.

  3. Containing silver.

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Science Dictionary
lunar   (l'nər)  Pronunciation Key 
  1. Relating to the Moon.

  2. Measured by the revolution of the Moon around the Earth.

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