moonstone etymology

English word moonstone comes from English moon, English stone

Detailed word origin of moonstone

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 [...]
stone English (eng) (AAVE) Used as an intensifier.. (LGBT) Willing to give sexual pleasure but not to receive it.. Constructed of stone.. Having the appearance of stone.. Of a dull light grey or beige, like that of some stones. (slang) Absolutely, completely (used with following adjectives).. As a stone (used with following adjective). (intransitive) To form a stone during growth, with reference to fruit etc.. [...]
moonstone English (eng) (mineral) A translucent gemstone, an orthoclase feldspar, that has a pearly lustre.