oil lamp

noun

Definition of oil lamp

: a device that produces light by burning oil

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“Oil lamp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oil%20lamp. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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