lu·nate (lnāt′) also lu·nat·ed (-nā′tĭd)
Shaped like a crescent.
Archaeology A small stone artifact, probably an arrowhead, with a blunt straight edge and a sharpened, crescent-shaped back, especially characteristic of the Mesolithic Period.
[Latin lūnātus, past participle of lūnāre, to bend like a crescent, from lūna, moon; see leuk- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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