Definition of Candelabrum

1. Noun. Branched candlestick; ornamental; has several lights.

Exact synonyms: Candelabra
Generic synonyms: Candle Holder, Candlestick
Specialized synonyms: Menorah, Menorah



Definition of Candelabrum

1. n. A lamp stand of any sort.

Definition of Candelabrum

1. Noun. A candle holder. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Candelabrum

1. [n -RA or -RUMS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Candelabrum

cancra
cancriform
cancrine
cancrinite
cancrinites
cancrisilite
cancrivorous
cancroid
cancroids
cancrum
cancrum oris
candela
candelabra
candelabralike
candelabras
candelabrum (current term)
candelabrums
candelas
candelilla
candelilla wax
candent
canderos
candesartan
candescence
candescences
candescent
candicans
candicant
candicidin
candid

Literary usage of Candelabrum

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1. Harper's Dictionary of Classical Literature and Antiquities by Harry Thurston Peck (1897)
"Pompei.in candelabrum. (Naples.) latter kind is given in the preceding illustration. Tbe stem is formed of a liliaceous plant ; and at tbe base is a mass of ..."

2. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquitiesby William George Smith, Charles Anthon by William George Smith, Charles Anthon (1870)
"206 one on the left hand is also a representati candelabrum found in the same city,1 ... A candelabrum of th kind is given in the preceding woodcut.4 T! is ..."

3. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"To receive this title, which is vague in its application, the scroll pattern should have candelabrum OF MARBLE; BAPTISTERY, FLORENCE. a formal central rib ..."

4. History of Art in Phœnicia and Its Dependencies by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1885)
"Bronze candelabrum. New York Museum. Bronze was also used for furniture. Fig. 354 shows a candelabrum found in one of the Curium chambers. ..."

5. History of Art in Phœnicia and Its Dependencies by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1885)
"Bronze candelabrum. New York Museum. Bronze was also used for furniture. Fig. 354 shows a candelabrum found in one of the Curium chambers. ..."

6. Curiosities of Popular Customs and of Rites, Ceremonies, Observances, and by William Shepard Walsh (1897)
"... left alight is taken from the candelabrum and hidden at the Epistle corner of the altar, to be brought out again at the close of the service. ..."

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