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A person affected by or born under the influence of the moon; specifically (a) (among the Kuna people of Panama) an albino; (b) Astrology a person born under the sign of Cancer (having the moon as its ruling planet); (c) informal a hippie.
1920s. From moon + child.
moon child/ˈmuːn ˌtʃʌɪld/
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