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moonbeam n : a ray of moonlight [syn: moon ray, moon-ray]

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In Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream 1590. Compound of moon and beam.


  1. A shaft of moonlight; moonlight generally.
    In the depth of the forest the late flowering plant was illuminated by a moonbeam.


a shaft of moonlight; moonlight generally
  • Hungarian: holdsugár

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