waning moon etymology

English word waning moon comes from English moon

Detailed word origin of waning moon

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
moon English (eng) (intransitive, US, colloquial) (usually followed by over or after) To fuss over something adoringly; to be infatuated with someone.. (transitive) To expose to the rays of the Moon.. (transitive, colloquial) To display one's buttocks to, typically as a jest, insult, or protest.. To spend time idly, absent-mindedly. (cartomancy) The thirty-second Lenormand card.. (literary) A month, [...]
waning moon English (eng) The moon when it appears smaller each night as it progresses from a full moon to a new moon.