Definition of superlunary in English:

superlunary

Line breaks: super|lun¦ary
Pronunciation: /ˌsuːpəˈluːnəri
 
, ˌsjuː-/

adjective

literary
  • Belonging to a higher world; celestial.
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    • She screamed to the sky, raising her fists as if to try and hit the superlunary force behind it.
    • Aristotelian science had distinguished between the superlunary sphere (above the moon) which was fixed and perfect, and the sublunary sphere (the moon, meteors and the earth) which was mutable.
    • That which produces generation in another thing, is the whole superlunary region; though the more proximate cause is the sun, who by its comings and goings continually changes the air; from cold to heat, which again changes the earth, which alters all its contents.

Origin

early 17th century: from medieval Latin superlunaris (see super-, lunar).

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