Lune is the French word for “moon” which derives from Latin luna via a PIE root word; in Italian lune is the plural form of luna. In geometry, lune is used as a term for the part of a plane surface that is bounded by two intersecting arcs of 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.

In Roman mythology, Luna is the goddess of the moon.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European


Female forms:

  • Luna (Italian, Spanish, English, Latin)


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