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Plenilune \Plen"i*lune\ (pl[e^]n"[i^]*l[umc]n), n. [L. plenilunium; plenus full + luna the moon.] The full moon. [Obs.]
--B. Jonson.


n. The full moon.

Usage examples of "plenilune".

Arete, behold Another Cynthia, and another queen, Whose glory, like a lasting plenilune, Seems ignorant of what it is to wane.

In the first side of the Cube (id est the Chronoscopium Universalis) you can see eight wheels arranged in perennial cycles represent the Calendars of Julius and of Gregory, and when recur the Sundays and the Epacts, and the Solar Circle, and the Moveable and Paschal Feasts, and novilunes and plenilunes, quadratures of the sun and moon.