harvest moon


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harvest moon

n.
The full moon that occurs nearest the autumnal equinox.

harvest moon

n
(Astronomy) the full moon occurring nearest to the autumnal equinox

har′vest moon′


n.
the moon at and about the period of fullness that is nearest to the autumnal equinox.
[1700–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.harvest moon - the full moon nearest the September equinox
full, full moon, full phase of the moon, full-of-the-moon - the time when the Moon is fully illuminated; "the moon is at the full"
Translations

harvest moon

nplenilunio (più vicino all'equinozio d'autunno)
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