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Main Entry: 1canĚdle
Pronunciation: primarystresskan-dschwal
Function: noun
Etymology: Old English candel "candle," from Latin candela "candle," from candemacronre "to shine, be bright" --related to CANDID, CANDIDATE --see Word History at CANDIDATE
1 : a mass of tallow or wax containing a wick that is burned to give light
2 : CANDELA

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