Lunulet

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Lunulet (Zoöl) A small spot, shaped like a half-moon or crescent; as, the lunulet on the wings of many insects.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n lunulet In entomology, a small crescent-shaped spot or mark on a surface.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Lunulet anything in form like a small crescent
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Dim. of lunule,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. lunarisluna, the moon—lucēre, to shine.