Definition of Chinese lantern noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    Chinese lantern

    BrE BrE//ˌtʃaɪniːz ˈlæntən//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌtʃaɪniːz ˈlæntərn//
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  1. 1a lamp that is inside a paper case, with a handle to carry it
  2. 2a plant with white flowers and round orange fruits inside a material like paper
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Chinese lantern