Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The farthest point of the moon's northing and southing, in its monthly revolution.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The farthest point of the moon's northing and southing, in its monthly revolution.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In astronomy, the moment of the moon's greatest northing and southing in her monthly revolution.

Etymologies

Latin luna "moon" and sistere "to cause to stand". Compare solstice. (Wiktionary)

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