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|part of speech:
||of or having to do with the moon.
The spacecraft made a lunar landing.
The word lunar
contains the following parts:
lun, luni, luna
that means moon
, lunar eclipse
that means of, pertaining to, or resembling
More about this word part:
The suffix -ar1attaches to bound Latinate bases to form adjectives. Most adjectives ending in -ar1 combine with the suffix -ity to form nouns ending in -arity. -ar1 is a variant of -al2, -ial that for phonological reasons occurs with bases ending in 'l'.