noun jack–o'–lan·tern \ˈja-kə-ˌlan-tərn\

: a pumpkin that has had its insides removed and a face cut into it for Halloween

Full Definition of JACK-O'-LANTERN

:  a lantern made of a pumpkin cut to look like a human face
:  a large orangish gill fungus (Omphalotus olearius syn. Clitocybe illudens) that is poisonous and luminescent

First Known Use of JACK-O'-LANTERN

JACK-O'-LANTERNS Defined for Kids


noun jack–o'–lan·tern \ˈja-kə-ˌlan-tərn\

Definition of JACK-O'-LANTERN for Kids

:  a pumpkin with its insides scooped out and cut to look like a human face


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