a plural of candelabrum.
an ornamental branched holder for more than one candle.
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noun (pl) -bra (-brə), -brums, -bras
a large branched candleholder or holder for overhead lights
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a shrub, Euphorbia antisyphilitica, of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, that is the source of a wax (candelilla wax) having various commercial uses.
glowing; incandescent. adjective (rare) glowing or starting to glow with heat adj.
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