lunary

I. \\ˈlünərē, -ri\ noun (-es)
Etymology: Middle English lunarie, a plant, from Late Latin lunaria henbane
1. : honesty 3
2. : a moonwort (Botrychium lunaria)
II. adjective
Etymology: modification (influenced by English -ary) of Spanish lunar or Latin lunaris; Spanish lunar from Latin lunaris — more at lunar
: lunar 1a

drawn up the spectre of a planet from the limbo of lunary souls — E.A.Poe


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  • Lunary — Lu na*ry, a. [Cf. F. lunaire. See {Lunar}.] Lunar. [Obs.] Fuller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lunary — Lu na*ry, n. [Cf. F. lunaire.] (Bot.) (a) The herb moonwort or honesty . (b) A low fleshy fern ({Botrychium Lunaria}) with lunate segments of the leaf or frond. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lunary — Honesty Hon es*ty, n. [OE. honeste, oneste, honor, OF. honest[ e], onest[ e] (cf. F. honn[^e]tet[ e]), L. honestas. See {Honest}, a.] 1. Honor; honorableness; dignity; propriety; suitableness; decency. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] She derives… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lunary — Lunaria Lunaria prop. n. A small genus of European herbs of the mustard family, including the herb {honesty} ({Lunaria annua}), which is also called {moonwort} and {lunary}. Syn: genus {Lunaria}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lunary — darželinė blizgė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bastutinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Lunaria annua), paplitęs pietų Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Lunaria annua angl. honesty; Juda’s pence; lunary; money flower; moneyplant; pennieflower… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • lunary — noun /ˈluːnəriː/ moonwort (Botrychium lunaria) …   Wiktionary

  • lunary — uranyl …   Anagrams dictionary

  • lunary — lu·na·ry …   English syllables

  • uranyl — lunary …   Anagrams dictionary

  • Botrychium Lunaria — Lunary Lu na*ry, n. [Cf. F. lunaire.] (Bot.) (a) The herb moonwort or honesty . (b) A low fleshy fern ({Botrychium Lunaria}) with lunate segments of the leaf or frond. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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