MEANING: noun:
1. The crescent-shaped whitish area at the base of the fingernail.
2. Any crescent-shaped mark, object, etc.

ETYMOLOGY: From French lunule, From Latin lunula, diminutive of luna (moon). Earliest documented use: 1737. Also known as lunula.

L'UNCLE - husband of l'aunt

LUNGULE - a small sub-part of an organ of breathing

FUNULE - basic unit of enjoyment. Maximum value = exhilaration