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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The shape of the moon in its first or last quarter. Also: a curved bun or roll.

Usage examples (33)
  • A crescent moon lit the crystal clear night.
  • The chumarah or crescent is also worn in front of the headdress in West Asia.
  • The day the crescent is seen as a symbol of a loving embrace is the day Piglet will come alive and fly.
  • Every time he looked at it, it was farther off, and at last he saw a thin crescent moon shining through it. for more
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