Roman candle

noun

Definition of Roman candle

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

1769

First Known Use of roman candle

1769


ROMAN CANDLE Defined for English Language Learners

Roman candle

noun

Definition of Roman candle for English Language Learners

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

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