girandole

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gir·an·dole

noun \ˈjir-ən-ˌdōl\

Definition of GIRANDOLE

1
:  a radiating and showy composition (as a cluster of skyrockets fired together)
2
:  an ornamental branched candlestick
3
:  a pendant earring usually with three ornaments hanging from a central piece

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Origin of GIRANDOLE

French & Italian; French, from Italian girandola, from girare to turn, from Late Latin gyrare, from Latin gyrus gyre
First Known Use: 1749

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