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 for Luna cornea
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Luna \Lu"na\, n. [L.; akin to lucere to shine. See Light, n.,
     and cf. Lune.]
     1. The moon.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Alchemy) Silver.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Luna cornea (Old Chem.), horn silver, or fused silver
        chloride, a tough, brown, translucent mass; -- so called
        from its resemblance to horn.
  
     Luna moth (Zool.), a very large and beautiful American moth
        ({Actias luna). Its wings are delicate light green, with
        a stripe of purple along the front edge of the anterior
        wings, the other margins being edged with pale yellow.
        Each wing has a lunate spot surrounded by rings of light
        yellow, blue, and black. The caterpillar commonly feeds on
        the hickory, sassafras, and maple.
        [1913 Webster]

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