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crescent

noun
 
 
/ˈkresənt/
[C] a curved shape that is narrow at each end and wider in the middle: the pale crescent of the moonGeometrical shapesSpherical, circular and annular objects
Crescent used in the names of streets that have a curved shape: 57 Park CrescentUrban and residential streets
(Definition of crescent from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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