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Demilune
Demilune Dem"i*lune`, n. [F. demi- lune.] 1. (Fort.) A work constructed beyond the main ditch of a fortress, and in front of the curtain between two bastions, intended to defend the curtain; a ravelin. See Ravelin. 2. (Physiol.) A crescentic mass of granular protoplasm present in the salivary glands. Note: Each crescent is made of polyhedral cells which under some circumstances are supposed to give rise to new salivary cells.
Lunet
Lunet Lu"net, n. [See Lunette.] A little moon or satellite. [Obs.] --Bp. Hall.
Lunette
Lunette Lu*nette", n. [F., dim. of lune moon, L. luna. See Lune a crescent.] 1. (Fort.) A fieldwork consisting of two faces, forming a salient angle, and two parallel flanks. See Bastion. 2. (Far.) A half horseshoe, which wants the sponge. 3. A kind of watch crystal which is more than ordinarily flattened in the center; also, a species of convexoconcave lens for spectacles. 4. A piece of felt to cover the eye of a vicious horse. 5. (Arch.) Any surface of semicircular or segmental form; especially, the piece of wall between the curves of a vault and its springing line. 6. An iron shoe at the end of the stock of a gun carriage. Lunette window (Arch.), a window which fills or partly fills a lunette.
Lunette window
Lunette Lu*nette", n. [F., dim. of lune moon, L. luna. See Lune a crescent.] 1. (Fort.) A fieldwork consisting of two faces, forming a salient angle, and two parallel flanks. See Bastion. 2. (Far.) A half horseshoe, which wants the sponge. 3. A kind of watch crystal which is more than ordinarily flattened in the center; also, a species of convexoconcave lens for spectacles. 4. A piece of felt to cover the eye of a vicious horse. 5. (Arch.) Any surface of semicircular or segmental form; especially, the piece of wall between the curves of a vault and its springing line. 6. An iron shoe at the end of the stock of a gun carriage. Lunette window (Arch.), a window which fills or partly fills a lunette.
Plenilune
Plenilune Plen"i*lune, n. [L. plenilunium; plenus full + luna the moon.] The full moon. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.
Semilune
Semilune Sem"i*lune`, n. (Geom.) The half of a lune.

Meaning of Lune from wikipedia

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- In plane geometry, a lune is the concave-convex region bounded by two circular arcs. It has one boundary portion for which the connecting segment of any...
- In geometry, the lune of Hippocrates, named after Hippocrates of Chios, is a lune bounded by arcs of two circles, the smaller of which has as its diameter...
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- "Au clair de la lune" (French pronunciation: ​[o klɛʁ də la lyn(ə)], lit. "By the Light of the Moon") is a French folk song of the 18th century. Its composer...
- Écailles de lune (English: "Moon Scales") is the second studio album by French blackgaze band Alcest, released on March 26, 2010 by Prophecy Productions...
- In spherical geometry, a spherical lune is an area on a sphere bounded by two half great circles which meet at antipodal points. It is an example of a...
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