an English bracket clock of the late 16th and 17th centuries, having a brass case with corner columns supporting pierced crestings on the sides and front.
[lan-tern-fish] /ˈlæn tərnˌfɪʃ/ noun, plural (especially collectively) lanternfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) lanternfishes. 1. any of several small, deep-sea of the family Myctophidae, having rows of luminous organs along each side, certain species of which migrate to the surface at night.
[lan-tern-flahy] /ˈlæn tərnˌflaɪ/ noun, plural lanternflies. 1. any of several large tropical insects of the family Fulgoridae, formerly thought to be luminescent.
noun 1. a gear mechanism including a lantern wheel.
noun 1. a distinctly protruding, often wide lower jaw. 2. a long, thin jaw. noun 1. when plural, refers to upper and lower jaw; when singular usually to lower jaw. a long hollow jaw that gives the face a drawn appearance lantern jaw lan·tern jaw (lān’tərn) n.