the curved sickle shape of the waxing or waning moon.
The moon waxes from new to sickle, crescent , half-full and disk, and wanes back again as the relative positions of sun and moon change.
a thing that has has the shape of a single curve, especially one that is broad in the center and tapers to a point at each end.
a three-mile crescent of golden sand
a moth or butterfly that bears crescent-shaped markings on the wings, in particular.
Now, 10 years later, the trees are growing strong, welcome news to the pearl crescent butterfly.