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One entry found for crescent.
Main Entry: cres·cent
Pronunciation: primarystresskres-schwant
Function: noun
1 : the shape of the visible moon during about the first week after a new moon or the last week before the next new moon
2 : a curved figure that tapers to two points like a crescent moon
3 : something shaped like a crescent
[crescent illustration]

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