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Roman candle

noun

Simple Definition of Roman candle

  • : a firework that is a long tube that shoots out balls or stars of fire one at a time

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Roman candle

  1. :  a cylindrical firework that discharges at intervals balls or stars of fire

1833

First Known Use of roman candle

1833

Rhymes with roman candle


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