demilune

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demilune

[′dem·i‚lün]
(biology)
Crescent-shaped.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ravelin, demilune

In fortifications, a projecting outwork forming a salient angle.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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