Demilune

Definition of Demilune

Dem´i`lune`
n.1.(Fort.) A work constructed beyond the main ditch of a fortress, and in front of the curtain between two bastions, intended to defend the curtain; a ravelin. See Ravelin.
2.(Physiol.) A crescentic mass of granular protoplasm present in the salivary glands.
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