Roman candle

noun

Definition of Roman candle

: a cylindrical firework that discharges at intervals balls or stars of fire

First Known Use of Roman candle

1769, in the meaning defined above

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Roman candle

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Roman candle

: a firework that is a long tube that shoots out balls or stars of fire one at a time

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