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demilune Line breaks: demi|lune
Pronunciation: /ˈdɛmɪluːn/

Definition of demilune in English:


A crescent or half-circle, or a thing of this shape: [as modifier]: demilune shutters
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  • 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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