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Meaning of PARASELENE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Par`a*se*le"ne\, n.; pl. {Paraselen[ae]}. [NL., from
Gr. ? beside + ? the moon: cf. F. paras['e]l[`e]ne.]
(Meteor.)
A mock moon; an image of the moon which sometimes appears at
the point of intersection of two lunar halos. Cf.
{Parhelion}.

 

 

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