Entry from British & World English dictionary
A crescent or half-circle, or a thing of this shape: [as modifier]: demilune shutters
More example sentences
- Crafted by hand, this demilune console table has a fossil stone top that adds an old-world feel to any environment.
- Even so, the characteristic appearance of demilunes is nonetheless a useful diagnostic for identifying sero-mucous glands.
- We make it easy to choose the best demilune table at the best price.
Early 18th century: from French demi-lune, literally 'half-moon'.
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