Full record for selenite n.

Definition supposed inhabitant of the moon
OED requirements antedating 1645
Earliest cite Howell Lett. III. ix.
Last modified 6 July, 2008

Citations for selenite n.

click here for more information about the citation list

1999 I. McDonald Breakfast on Moon, with Georges in Moon Shots 293 Selenites observe his repast through strange ocular devices, and scurry much. Were they capable of recognizing terrene expressions, they would note the grave look on his face.
1999 I. McDonald Breakfast on Moon, with Georges in Moon Shots 296 Uncontrolled, Hirondelle goes into a glide, loses altitude, and spirals down to a nudge landing in the soft moondust of the farther shore of the Lake of Dreams. The Selenites swarm aboard, spinning dream-silk from their spinnerets. The crew are trussed within minutes. Five frail Selenites to one Terrene, the Members of the Anglo-French Expedition to the Moon are borne into the heart of the Temple of Dreams.