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candelabra

noun can·de·la·bra \ˌkan-də-ˈlä-brə sometimes -ˈla-\

: an object with several branches for holding candles or lights

Full Definition of CANDELABRA

:  a branched candlestick or lamp with several lights
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Origin of CANDELABRA

alteration of Latin candelabrum, from candela
First Known Use: 1805
CANDELABRA Defined for Kids

candelabra

noun can·de·la·bra \ˌkan-də-ˈlä-brə, -ˈla-\

Definition of CANDELABRA for Kids

:  a candlestick or lamp that has several branches for lights

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