For millennia, humans have used the movement of the moon to keep track of the passing year and set schedules for hunting, planting, and harvesting. Ancient cultures the world over have given these full moons names based on the behaviour of the plants, animals, or weather during that month.

National Geographic, Reference - Full Moons

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DECEMBER

COLD MOON The coming of winter earned December's full moon the name cold moon. Other names include the long night moon and the oak moon. ​