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Origin: Latin

Meaning: derived from Latin luna meaning "moon".

Lune is also the French word for "moon" as well as being used as a term in geometry for the part of a plane surface that is bounded by two intersecting arcs or a spherical surface bounded by two great circles.

Lune is also the name of a type of poetry, also known as the American haiku, created by poet Robert Kelly which consists of a 13 syllable poem, with 5 syllables in the first line, 3 in the second, and 5 in the third.

  • Luna 
  • Lunette (French)