noun, plural can·de·la·bras for 2.
Definition for candelabra (2 of 2)
noun, plural can·de·la·bra [kan-dl-ah-bruh, -ab-ruh] /ˌkæn dlˈɑ brə, -ˈæb rə/, can·de·la·brums.
Origin of candelabrum
Examples from the Web for candelabra
If Behind the Candelabra were the last movie I made, I would be very happy.The Director Isn’t Done Yet: An Interview With Steven Soderbergh|Andrew Romano|August 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Your star in And So It Goes, Michael Douglas, was so great as Liberace in Behind the Candelabra.Rob Reiner on the State of Romcoms, ‘The Princess Bride’s’ Alternate Ending, and the Red Viper|Marlow Stern|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Father Peter's last blow with the candelabra had been aimed at his head, but Likovay caught it with his hand, and so maimed it.Peter the Priest|Mr Jkai
She hired a pair of candelabra and ordered several additional dishes as a kind of substitute for the marquis.The Fortune of the Rougons|Emile Zola
Four candles were burning in one of the candelabra; milor had evidently forgotten to extinguish them.Petticoat Rule|Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
Elegant lamps hung from the ceiling, and candelabra and little lamps of most exquisite shapes illuminated the apartments at night.Museum of Antiquity|L. W. Yaggy
Flowers, silver statuettes, and candelabra, were placed at intervals down the middle.The False Chevalier|William Douw Lighthall
British Dictionary definitions for candelabra
noun plural -bra (-brə), -brums or -bras
Word Origin for candelabrum
Word Origin and History for candelabra
1811, from Latin candelabrum, which meant "candlestick," from candela (see candle). Old English had candeltreow "candle-tree" in same sense. The word was borrowed earlier (late 14c.) from Old French as chaundelabre with the Latin sense. Candelabra is the Latin plural.