Chinese lantern

noun

Definition of Chinese lantern

: a collapsible translucent covering for a light

First Known Use of Chinese lantern

1825, in the meaning defined above

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“Chinese lantern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chinese%20lantern. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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