Definition of mock moon in English:

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mock moon

noun

Informal term for paraselene.
Example sentences
  • An explanation of the mock moons and axial light would be nice, too!
  • Parhelia, or mock suns, and Paraselenae, or mock moons, are quite common.
  • These intensified light spots are called parhelia, sundogs or mock suns; Similar effects associated with the moon are paraselena or mock moons.

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