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Meaning of LUNATION

Pronunciation:  loo'neyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the period between successive new moons (29.531 days)
 

LUNATION is a 8 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: lunar month, moon, synodic month
 
 See Also: lunar year, month

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lu*na"tion\, n. [Cf. {Lunated}.]
The period of a synodic revolution of the moon, or the time
from one new moon to the next; varying in length, at
different times, from about 291/4 to 295/6 days, the average
length being 29 d., 12h., 44m., 2.9s.

 

 

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