turricula

noun
tur·​ric·​u·​la | \ (ˌ)təˈrikyələ \
plural turriculae\ -​yəˌlē \

Definition of turricula

: a utensil or ornament (as a candlestick) shaped like a tower

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History and Etymology for turricula

New Latin, from Latin, small tower, diminutive of turris tower

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“Turricula.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turricula. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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