Noun. crescent moon (plural crescent moons) The Moon as it appears early in its first quarter or late in its last quarter, when only a small arc-shaped section of the visible portion is illuminated by the Sun.
What does a crescent moon mean spiritually?
It is a goddess symbol that represents the Maiden, Mother and Crone as the waxing, full and waning moons. It is also a symbol of the spiritual aspects of femininity, such as intuition, psychic abilities, creativity and wisdom. The Maiden, symbolized by the waxing moon, represents purity, youthfulness and enchantment.