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Definition of candelabra noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

candelabra

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌkændəˈlɑːbrə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkændəˈlɑːbrə//
 
(less frequent candelabrum
BrE BrE//ˌkændəˈlɑːbrəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkændəˈlɑːbrəm//
 
)
(pl. candelabra, candelabras, (also US English)candelabrums)
 
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an object with several branches for holding candles or lights Word Origin early 19th cent.: from Latin, from candela (see candle).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: candelabra