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 (sĕm′ē-lo͞o′nər, sĕm′ī-)
Shaped like a half-moon; crescent-shaped.
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(ˌsɛmɪˈluːnə) or


shaped like a crescent or half-moon
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(ˌsɛm iˈlu nər, ˌsɛm aɪ-)

shaped like a half-moon.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.semilunar - resembling the new moon in shape
rounded - curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged; "low rounded hills"; "rounded shoulders"
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