moonrise etymology

English word moonrise comes from English moon, English rise

Detailed word origin of moonrise

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 [...]
rise English (eng) (figurative) To be resurrected.. (figurative) To terminate an official sitting; to adjourn.. (intransitive) To increase in value or standing.. (intransitive) To move, or appear to move, physically upwards relative to the ground.. (obsolete) To retire; to give up a siege.. (of a celestial body) To appear to move upwards from behind the horizon of a planet as a result of the planet's [...]
moonrise English (eng) The time of day or night when the moon begins to rise over the horizon.

Words with the same origin as moonrise

Descendants of rise