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moonbeam Syllabification: moon·beam
Pronunciation: /ˈmo͞onˌbēm/

Definition of moonbeam in English:


A ray of moonlight.
Example sentences
  • They were horses - No, unicorns, galloping across a landscape of mountains and valleys into a mysterious realm of twilight and moonbeams.
  • Cecilia walked along the ocean shore, dipping her feet into the cool water as crisp moonbeams formed pools of light along the sand.
  • The temple was glistening with odd shadows and angles thanks to the moonbeams, and light reflected on and off his face.

Words that rhyme with moonbeam

cross-beam • hornbeam

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