Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 12/18/18 Candelabrum

Candelabrum (noun)
candelabrum [kan-dl-ah-bruh m, -ab-ruh m]

noun, plural can·de·la·bra [kan-dl-ah-bruh, -ab-ruh] /ˌkæn dlˈɑ brə, -ˈæb rə/, can·de·la·brums.
1. an ornamental branched holder for more than one candle.

Related Words for candelabrum
candelabra, sconce, pricket, menorah, crown, corona, luster, candleholder, gasolier

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Origin: 1805–15; < Latin candēlābrum candlestick, equivalent to candēl(a ) candle + -abrum, variant (after stems with an -l- ) of -bulum suffix of instruments; -ā- by analogy with deverbal derivatives

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