The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby, wafer of a moon

What is the meaning of "wafer" in this extract from The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, chapter 3:

The caterwauling horns had reached a crescendo and I turned away and cut across the lawn toward home. I glanced back once. A wafer of a moon was shining over Gatsby’s house, making the night fine as before and surviving the laughter and the sound of his still glowing garden.

Does it mean only "disc"?

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Yes, you know when only part of the moon is out at night.