candelabra


can·de·la·bra

noun \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

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