Bengal light

noun
Ben·​gal light | \ ˈben-ˌgȯl- How to pronounce Bengal light (audio) , ˌbeŋ-, -ˌgäl-, -gəl- \

Definition of Bengal light

: a usually blue light or flare used formerly especially for signaling and illumination

First Known Use of Bengal light

1789, in the meaning defined above

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“Bengal light.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bengal%20light. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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