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Full Moon Names

Guess the traditional names given to the full moons in each month by Native Americans and colonial settlers.
Not all traditional names are used here.
Quiz by mroc137
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Last updated: December 28, 2020
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Month
Named For...
Answer
January
...this animal, whose howls could be heard in the cold winter.
Wolf Moon
February
...this type of precipitation, common in the month.
Snow Moon
March
...this invertebrate which emerges in the month.
Worm Moon
April
...the colour of the wild phlox; shares its name with a Nick Drake song.
Pink Moon
May
...plants of the division Magnoliophyta, common after the April rains.
Flower Moon
June
...this fruit ready to be picked in the month.
Strawberry Moon
July
...this male mammal whose distinctive head structures grow in the month.
Buck Moon
August
...this large fish, often caught in the month.
Sturgeon Moon
September
...the time to gather plants; shares its name with a Neil Young song.
Harvest Moon
October
...this occupation, busy between the reaping of the fields and winter.
Hunter's Moon
November
...this rodent; November is the last month to set traps for it.
Beaver Moon
December
...the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year.
Long Night Moon
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