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See also Moon, and mõõn

English

The moon
The Moon (full)

Etymology

From Old English mōna from Proto-Germanic *mænon- from Proto-Indo-European *mḗh₁n̥s (moon, month) from *mē-² (to measure)

Pronunciation

Proper noun

the moon

  1. The Moon, the satellite of planet Earth.

Noun

Singular
moon

Plural
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moon ({{{1}}})
  1. Any substantially sized natural satellite of a planet.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A month, particularly a lunar month.
    Many moons ago...

Quotations

  • 1957, Ed Heruhy, “NEW MOON Reds Launch First Space Satellite”, International News, Universal
    Today a new moon is in the sky, a twenty-three-inch metal sphere placed in orbit by a Russian rocket.

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Verb

Infinitive
to moon

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to moon (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To display one’s buttocks to, in jest.
  2. (intransitive) (usually followed by over or about) To fuss over adoringly or with great affection.
    Sarah mooned over Sam’s photograph for months.

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