votive candle

noun

Definition of votive candle

  1. 1 :  a candle lit in devotion or gratitude

  2. 2 :  a small squat candle —called also votive

1824

First Known Use of votive candle

1824


VOTIVE CANDLE Defined for English Language Learners

votive candle

noun

Definition of votive candle for English Language Learners

  • : a small candle that is sometimes used in religious ceremonies

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