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cres·cent

crescent

 
pronunciation:
kre snt
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the shape of the moon when it looks to us like a narrow arc. The moon appears as a crescent in its first and last quarters.
 
definition 2: any shape, sign, or object that looks like a crescent moon.
The wizard's hat was decorated with crescents and stars.
 
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: shaped like the moon in its first or last quarter.
The host served crescent rolls with dinner.
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