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crescent

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈkres.ənt/
(something with) a curved shape that has two narrow pointed ends, like the moon when it is less than half of a circle: The moon was a brightly shining crescent. a row of houses or a road built in a curve: They live at 15 Park Crescent.
crescent
adjective uk   us  
the crescent moon
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