Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
simplyn2deep
1_million_words

Word of the Day 09/07/18 Lunula

Lunula (noun)
lunula [loo-nyuh-luh]


noun, plural lu·nu·lae [loo-nyuh-lee] /ˈlu nyəˌli/.
1. something shaped like a narrow crescent, as the small, pale area at the base of the fingernail.

Also lu·nule [loo-nyool] /ˈlu nyul/.


Origin: 1565–75; < Latin lūnula, equivalent to lūn(a) moon + -ula -ule

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
Tags: daily: word of the day
Subscribe

  • Word of the Day 10/26/21 Vespertine

    Vespertine (adjective) vespertine [ ves-per-tin, -tahyn ] adjective 1. of, relating to, or occurring in the evening: vespertine stillness. 2.…

  • Word of the Day 10/25/21 Pariah

    Pariah (noun) pariah [ puh-rahy-uh ] noun 1. an outcast. 2. any person or animal that is generally despised or avoided. 3. (initial capital…

  • Word of the Day 10/24/21 Gramarye

    Gramarye (noun) gramarye or gram·a·ry [ gram-uh-ree ] noun 1. occult learning; magic. Origin: First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments