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Lunation definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

LUNA'TION, n. [L. lunatio.] A revolution of the moon.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: the period between successive new moons (29.531 days) [syn: lunar month, moon, lunation, synodic month]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English lunacioun, from Anglo-French lunaison, from Medieval Latin lunation-, lunatio, from Latin luna Date: 14th century the period of time averaging 29 days, 12 hours, 44 minutes, and 2.8 seconds elapsing between two successive new moons

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. the interval between new moons, about 291/2 days. Etymology: ME f. med.L lunatio (as LUNATIC)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Lunation 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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