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gibbous
  کوژ، کوژماه   
kuž, kužmâh (#)

Fr.: gibbeux   

An adjective applied to the phase of the Moon (or a planet) when it is more than half full, but less than entirely full.

From L.L. gibbous "hunchbacked," from L. gibbus "hump, hunch;" cf. Mod.Pers. kaž "crooked, bent, being aside;" Skt. kubja- "hump-backed, crooked;" Pali kujja- "bent;" Lith. kupra "hump."

Kuž "humped," Mid.Pers. kôf "hill, mountain; hump" (Mod.Pers. kuh, "mountain"), kôfik "humpbacked," O.Pers. kaufa-, Av. kaofa- "mountain;" mâh, → moon.

waning gibbous
  کوژماه ِ کاهنده   
kužmâh-e kâhandé

Fr.: lune gibbeuse descendante   

The oval shape of the moon a few days after the → full moon and before the → last quarter.

waning; → gibbous.

waxing gibbous
  کوژماه ِ فزاینده   
kužmâh-e fazâyandé

Fr.: lune gibbeuse montante   

The oval shape of the Moon a few days after the → first quarter.

waxing; → gibbous.