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From Latin candēlābrum (candlestick), from candēla (candle).[1]

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  • (RP) IPA: /kændɪˈlɑːbɹəm/[1], /kændɪˈleɪbɹəm/[1]

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Candelabrum

Plural
candelabra or candelabrums

Candelabrum (plural candelabra or candelabrums)
  1. A candle holder.

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  • Candelabra is much more common as the plural of candelabrum than candelabrums.

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  1. 1,0 1,1 1,2 ||candelabrum” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989]

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From candēla (candle, taper).

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candēlābrum (genitive candēlābrī); n, second declension

  1. A branched candlestick; chandelier, candelabrum, lampstand.

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Patrono:La-decl-2nd-N

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