Monsoon means: A wind blowing part of the year from one direction, alternating with a wind from the opposite direction; -- a term applied particularly to periodical winds of the Indian Ocean, which blow from the southwest from the latter part of May to the middle of September, and from the northeast from about the middle of October to the middle of December.
Moon means: The celestial orb which revolves round the earth; the satellite of the earth; a secondary planet, whose light, borrowed from the sun, is reflected to the earth, and serves to dispel the darkness of night. The diameter of the moon is 2,160 miles, its mean distance from the earth is 240,000 miles, and its mass is one eightieth that of the earth. See Lunar month, under Month.
Moon means: A secondary planet, or satellite, revolving about any member of the solar system; as, the moons of Jupiter or Saturn.
Moon means: The time occupied by the moon in making one revolution in her orbit; a month.
Moon means: A crescentlike outwork. See Half-moon.
Moon means: To expose to the rays of the moon.
Moon means: To act if moonstruck; to wander or gaze about in an abstracted manner.
Musketoon means: A short musket.
Musketoon means: One who is armed with such a musket.
Noon means: No. See the Note under No.
Zoonule means: Same as Zoonite.
Zoonomy means: The laws of animal life, or the science which treats of the phenomena of animal life, their causes and relations.
Zoonite means: One of the theoretic transverse divisions of any segmented animal.
Zoonite means: One of the segments of the body of an articulate animal.
Zoonic means: Of or pertaining to animals; obtained from animal substances.
Zoon means: Any one of the perfectly developed individuals of a compound animal.
Zoon means: An animal which is the sole product of a single egg; -- opposed to zooid.
Zoa means: of Zoon
Zoomorphism means: The representation of God, or of gods, in the form, or with the attributes, of the lower animals.
Zoomorphism means: The quality of representing or using animal forms; as, zoomorphism in ornament.
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