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sublunary

sub·lu·nar·y

sublunary

pronunciation:
suhb lu n ri [or] suhb lu neI ri
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: characteristic of or pertaining to this world; earthly or mundane.
similar words:
earthly, mundane, terrestrial
definition 2: between the moon and the earth.
derivation: sublunar (adj.)
Word Parts
The word sublunary contains the following parts:
lun, luni, luna Latin root that means moon
-ary1 Latin adjective-forming suffix that means like, of, related to
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The suffix -ary1 attaches to Latin roots (e.g., primary , literary ) and to nouns (e.g., cautionary , fragmentary ), forming adjectives.