candelabrum

noun can·de·la·brum \ -brəm \

Definition of candelabrum

plural candelabra play \-brə\ also candelabrums

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Origin and Etymology of candelabrum

Latin


CANDELABRUM Defined for Kids

candelabrum

noun can·de·la·brum \ ˌkan-də-ˈlä-brəm , -ˈla- \

Definition of candelabrum for Students

plural candelabra \-ˈlä-brə, -ˈla-\ also candelabrums

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