The definition of a candle is a mass of wax with a wick in the middle for burning.(noun)
An example of a candle is a pumpkin scented container of wax in a glass jar.
See candle in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME & OE candel < L candela, a light, torch < candere: see candescent
See candle in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English candel
Origin: , from Old English
Origin: and from Anglo-Norman candele
Origin: , both from Latin candēla
Origin: , from candēre, to shine; see kand- in Indo-European roots.
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