The curved sickle shape of the waxing or waning moon
The political power of Islam or of the Ottoman Empire
the bay was a small pebbled crescent backed by smooth boulders
A national branch in Muslim countries of the International Movement of the Red Cross and the Red Crescent
A Eurasian noctuid moth, Trisateles emortualis, with pale greenish-brown forewings.
An adjustable spanner designed to grip hexagonal nuts, with an adjusting screw fitted in the crescent-shaped head of the spanner
A crescent-shaped area of fertile land in the Middle East extending from the eastern Mediterranean coast through the valley of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers to the Persian Gulf. It was the centre of the Neolithic development of agriculture (from 7000 bc), and the cradle of the Assyrian, Sumerian, and Babylonian civilizations