Mooned (Mooned) a. Of or resembling the moon; symbolized by the moon. "Sharpening in mooned horns." "Mooned Ashtaroth." Milton.
1. A eye affected by the moon; also, a disease in the eye of a horse.
2. (Zoצl.) (a) Any species of American fresh-water fishes of the genus Hyodon, esp. H. tergisus of the Great Lakes and adjacent waters. (b) The cisco.
Moonfish (Moon"fish`) n. (Zoצl.) (a) An American marine fish (Vomer setipennis); — called also bluntnosed shiner, horsefish, and sunfish. (b) A broad, thin, silvery marine fish (Selene vomer); — called also lookdown, and silver moonfish. (c) The mola. See Sunfish, 1.
Moong (Moong) n. (Bot.) Same as Mung.
Being but a moonish youth.Shak.
Moonraker (Moon"rak`er) n. (Naut.) Same as Moonsail.
1. The light of the moon.
2. Hence, show without substance or reality.
3. A month. [R.] Shak.
4. A preparation of eggs for food. [Obs.]
I went to see them in a moonshiny night.Addison.
Moonstricken (Moon"strick`en) a. See Moonstruck.
1. Mentally affected or deranged by the supposed influence of the moon; lunatic.
2. Produced by the supposed influence of the moon. "Moonstruck madness." Milton.
3. Made sick by the supposed influence of the moon, as a human being; made unsuitable for food, as fishes, by such supposed influence.
Moonwort (Moon"wort`) n. (Bot.) (a) The herb lunary or honesty. See Honesty. (b) Any fern of the genus Botrychium, esp. B. Lunaria; — so named from the crescent-shaped segments of its frond.
1. Of or pertaining to the moon.
Soft and pale as the moony beam.J. R. Drake.
2. Furnished with a moon; bearing a crescent.
But soon the miscreant moony host Before the victor cross shall fly.Fenton.
3. Silly; weakly sentimental. [Colloq.] G. Eliot.