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Once in a blue moon is a common idiom which indicates that something happens only very rarely, seldom, only once in a long period of time; almost never.
Note: In some places, if there are two full moons in a calendar month, the second is called a `blue moon’. This is rare.
The ‘moon’ in this expression does, in fact, refer to the real moon when it is full. There are generally three full moons in a season, although sometimes there may be four. The third full moon visible on the rare occasions that there are four in a season is known as a ‘blue moon’. But why blue?
The word derives from the Old English word ‘belewe’, which had two separate meanings. One of them was ‘blue’. The other was ‘betrayer’.