lunate definition

  • adjective:
    • Shaped like a crescent.
    • Shaped like a crescent.
    • Crescent-shaped; resembling the crescent moon
    • resembling this new moon fit
  • noun:
    • Archaeology a tiny rock artifact, most likely an arrowhead, with a blunt straight-edge and a sharpened, crescent-shaped right back, particularly characteristic of Mesolithic stage.
    • a little rock artifact, probably an arrowhead, with a blunt straight edge and a sharpened, crescent-shaped right back, specially characteristic of Mesolithic stage.
  • others:
    • Crescent-shaped, or just like the moon in its first one-fourth; having a figure formed by part of a circle take off because of the segment of a more substantial group.
    • In zoology, just like lunated, 2.

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