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candelabrum


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Candelabrum  \Can`de*la"brum\n.;  pl  L.  {Candelabra},  E. 
  {Candelabrums}.  [L.,  fr  candela  candle.  See  {candle}.] 
  1.  (Antiq.) 
  a  A  lamp  stand  of  any  sort. 
  b  A  highly  ornamented  stand  of  marble  or  other  ponderous 
  material,  usually  having  three  feet,  --  frequently  a 
  votive  offering  to  a  temple. 
 
  2.  A  large  candlestick,  having  several  branches. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  candelabrum 
  n  :  branched;  ornamental;  has  several  lights  [syn:  {candelabra}] 




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