Moonstruck vs Moonseed - What's the difference?

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Moonstruck is a related term of moonseed.


As an adjective moonstruck

is (obsolete) crazy or insane when affected by the phases of the moon.

As a noun moonseed is

(botany) a twining plant of the genus (taxlink), eponymous of the menispermae or moonseed family.

moonstruck

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (obsolete) Crazy or insane when affected by the phases of the Moon.
  • (by extension) Showing irrational behaviour, especially of a romantic or sentimental nature.
  • (obsolete) Made sick, or (like fishes) unsuitable for food, by the supposed influence of the Moon.
  • Synonyms

    * moonstricken

    moonseed

    English

    (wikipedia moonseed) (Menispermum)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (botany) A twining plant of the genus (taxlink), eponymous of the Menispermae or moonseed family
  • ''The crescent-shaped (hence their name) moonseeds bear black fruits

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