Pronunciation: (dem'i-lOOn"), [key]
1. a crescent.
2. Fort.an outwork resembling a bastion with a crescent-shaped gorge.
3. a crescent or half-moon shape, as of the top of a piece of furniture.
shaped like a crescent.
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