Definition of lunar in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlo͞onər/


Of, determined by, relating to, or resembling the moon: a lunar landscape
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  • So even during total lunar eclipse, the lunar disk is not completely dark.
  • The first distinction, as we have already seen in Chapter 1, is between lunar and solar eclipses.
  • It is certainly wild, even deserted in most places, but the stark lunar landscape is only part of a rich and varied wilderness.


Late Middle English: from Latin lunaris, from luna 'moon'.

Words that rhyme with lunar

crooner, harpooner, lacuna, lacunar, lampooner, Luna, mizuna, Oona, oppugner, Poona, pruner, puna, schooner, spooner, Tristan da Cunha, tuna, tuner, Una, vicuña, yokozuna

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Syllabification: lu·nar

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