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votive candle

noun

Simple Definition of votive candle

  • : a small candle that is sometimes used in religious ceremonies

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of votive candle

  1. 1 :  a candle lit in devotion or gratitude

  2. 2 :  a small squat candle —called also votive

1824

First Known Use of votive candle

1824

Rhymes with votive candle


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