moondust etymology

English word moondust comes from English moon, English dust

Detailed word origin of moondust

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
moon English (eng) (cartomancy) The thirty-second Lenormand card.. (literary) A month, particularly a lunar month.. Any natural satellite of a planet.. (with "the") Earth's only natural satellite.. A crescent-like outwork in a fortification.. The eighteenth trump/major arcana card of the Tarot. (intransitive, US, colloquial) (usually followed by over or after) To fuss over something adoringly; to be infatuated [...]
dust English (eng) (chiefly, US, _, slang) To leave; to rush off.. (intransitive) Of a bird, to cover itself in sand or dry, dusty earth.. (intransitive) To remove dust; to clean by removing dust.. (transitive) To remove dust from.. (transitive) To spray or cover something with fine powder or liquid.. To reduce to a fine powder; to levigate. (countable) The act of cleaning by dusting.. (figurative) A low or [...]
moondust English (eng) The fine regolith found on the surface of the Moon.

Words with the same origin as moondust

Descendants of dust
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