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lava lamp

noun
1.
a decorative type of lamp in which a luminous viscous material moves in constantly changing shapes
Word Origin
C20: from the resemblance of the shapes to molten lava in water
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Contemporary definitions for lava lamp
noun

a round thin Middle Eastern bread that is soft like a tortilla or hard like a cracker; also written lahvosh , lavash , lawaash , lawasha ; also called Armenian cracker bread , cracker bread , paraki

Usage Note

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