Results for crescent

Definitions of crescent:

part of speech: adjective

Growing; shaped like the new moon.

part of speech: adjective

Increasing; growing.

part of speech: present participle


part of speech: noun

The moon in the form of a curve, broad in the centre and tapering towards the two ends, called the horns; anything so shaped, as a block of buildings or houses; the emblem on the national standard of Turkey, in the form of a hollow half- moon.

part of speech: noun

An increasing or new moon; a figure like a new moon; the national emblem of Turkey.

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