Definition of Candelabra

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

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



Definition of Candelabra

1. Noun. (plural of candelabrum) ¹

2. Noun. (nonstandard) A single candelabrum. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Candelabra

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Candelabra

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

Literary usage of Candelabra

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1. Due Reverence: Antiques in the Possession of the American Philosophical Society by Murphy D. Smith, . (1992)
"26) A pair of English bronze candelabra which were made ca. ... Bronze candelabra spear colorless prism drops: the center cluster is plain and the side ..."

2. Due Reverence: Antiques in the Possession of the American Philosophical Society by Murphy D. Smith (1992)
"26) ' A pair of English bronze candelabra which were made ca. ... 26 Bronze candelabra spear colorless prism drops: the center cluster is plain and the side ..."

3. Museum of Antiquity: A Description of Ancient Life: the Employments by Levi W. Yaggy, Thomas Louis Haines (1883)
"... at least such a theory of their origin is agreeable to what we are told of the rustic man- candelabra, OR LAMP STANDS. ners of the early Romans, ..."

4. Spanish Ironwork by Arthur Byne, Mildred Stapley Byne (1915)
"ECCLESIASTICAL candelabra. Catalan. In the Museum at Vich. XIII Century. Height 5 ft. 6 in. FIG. 86. ECCLESIASTICAL candelabra. ..."

5. Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1859)
"... polished granite candelabra wbich stand at the four corners of the ... each of these candelabra, rise four small jets of gas, which shed a din ions ..."

6. History of Art in Phœnicia and Its Dependencies by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1885)
"Some candelabra of the same kind have been recognized on the votive steles of ... candelabra figured on a stele. French National Library. Carthage (Figs. ..."

7. A Popular Handbook to the Greek and Roman Antiquities in the British Museum by Edward Tyas Cook (1903)
"Modern excavations have confirmed the evidence of antiquity, so far as Etruscan candelabra and similar objects are cerned. Large numbers of them, covering, ..."

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