Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An oil-burning lamp, often of colored glass, for outdoor use.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A small lamp suitable for illuminations.

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  • noun A small oil lamp.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French, from Italian lampione, augmentative of lampa, lamp, from Old French lampe; see lamp.]

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From French lampion, from Italian lampione, from lampa.

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