Definition of half-moon noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌhɑːf ˈmuːn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌhæf ˈmuːn//
    The sun and the moon
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  1. 1the moon when only half of it can be seen from the earth; the time when this happens compare full moon, harvest moon, new moon See related entries: The sun and the moon
  2. 2a thing that is shaped like a half-moon
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: half-moon