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CANDELABRA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does candelabra mean? 

CANDELABRA (noun)
  The noun CANDELABRA has 1 sense:

1. branched candlestick; ornamental; has several lights

  Familiarity information: CANDELABRA used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CANDELABRA (noun)


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Meaning:

Branched candlestick; ornamental; has several lights

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

candelabra; candelabrum

Hypernyms ("candelabra" is a kind of...):

candle holder; candlestick (a holder with sockets for candles)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "candelabra"):

menorah ((Judaism) a candelabrum with nine branches; used during the Hanukkah festival)

Menorah ((Judaism) a candelabrum with seven branches used in ceremonies to symbolize the seven days of creation)


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