A curved steel blade, often with a vertical handle at each end, used to chop food.
[Italian, crescent, mezzaluna : mezza, feminine of mezzo, half (from Latin medius; see medhyo- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots) + luna, moon (from Latin lūna; see leuk- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots).]
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