Synonyms of 'crescent'
meniscusDictionary, sickle, new moon
a flag with a white crescent on a red ground
2 waxingDictionary, increasing, growing
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An arched roof, window, or doorway is curved at the top.
an arched roof
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Thesaurus for crescent from the Collins English Thesaurus
A crescent is a curved shape that is wider in the middle than at its ends , like the shape of the moon during its first and last quarters. It is the most important symbol of the Islamic faith .