candelabra

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noun can·de·la·bra \ˌkan-də-ˈlä-brə sometimes -ˈla-\

Definition of candelabra

  1. :  a branched candlestick or lamp with several lights

Origin and Etymology of candelabra

alteration of Latin candelabrum, from candela


First Known Use: 1805


CANDELABRA Defined for English Language Learners

candelabra

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noun can·de·la·bra \ˌkan-də-ˈlä-brə sometimes -ˈla-\

Definition of candelabra for English Language Learners

  • : an object with several branches for holding candles or lights


CANDELABRA Defined for Kids

candelabra

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noun can·de·la·bra \ˌkan-də-ˈlä-brə, -ˈla-\

Definition of candelabra for Students

  1. :  a candlestick or lamp that has several branches for lights



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