Definition of paraselene in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌparəsɪˈliːni/

noun (plural paraselenae /ˌparəsɪˈliːniː/)

A bright spot in the sky similar to a parhelion but formed by moonlight.


Mid 17th century: modern Latin, from Greek para- 'beside' + selēnē 'moon'.

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