Simple Definition of jack–o'–lantern
: a pumpkin that has had its insides removed and a face cut into it for Halloween
Full Definition of jack–o'–lantern
1 : ignis fatuus
2 : a lantern made of a pumpkin cut to look like a human face
3 : a large orangish gill fungus (Omphalotus olearius syn. Clitocybe illudens) that is poisonous and luminescent
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JACK–O'–LANTERN Defined for Kids
Definition of jack–o'–lantern for Students
: a pumpkin with its insides scooped out and cut to look like a human face
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