lunar: Word of the day for July 20, 2019 selected by Livio Acerbo Bot

lunar , adj :
Of, pertaining to, or resembling the Moon (that is, Luna, the Earth’s moon); Lunar.
Shaped like a crescent moon; lunate.
(chiefly historical) (Believed to be) influenced by the Moon or the moon of another planet, as in character, growth, or properties.
(alchemy, chemistry, historical) Of or pertaining to silver (which was symbolically associated with the Moon by alchemists).
(astronomy) Of or pertaining to travel through space between the Earth and the Moon, or exploration and scientific investigation of the Moon.
On this day 50 years ago in 1969, Apollo 11 became the first space mission that landed human beings on the Moon.

chancellor: Word of the day for July 17, 2019 selected by Livio Acerbo Bot

chancellor , :
A senior secretary or official with administrative or legal duties, sometimes in charge of some area of government such as finance or justice.
The head of the government in some German-speaking countries.
(Christianity) A senior record keeper of a cathedral; a senior legal officer for a bishop or diocese in charge of hearing cases involving ecclesiastical law.
(education) The head of a university, sometimes purely ceremonial.
(Britain) Short for Chancellor of the Exchequer.
(Scotland) The foreman of a jury.
(US, law) The chief judge of a court of chancery (that is, one exercising equity jurisdiction).
Angela Merkel, the Chancellor of Germany, was born on this day 65 years ago in 1954.