- a revolving cluster of fireworks
- a revolving water jet
- a branched candleholder, often attached to a wall mirror
- a pendant or earring with small stones grouped around a larger one
Origin of girandoleFrench from Italian girandola from girare, to turn from Late Latin gyrare from gyrus, a circle from Classical Greek gyros: see gyro-
- A composition or structure in radiating form or arrangement, such as a rotating display of fireworks.
- An ornamental branched candleholder, sometimes backed by a mirror.
- An earring that consists of a central piece with three smaller ornaments or stones hanging from it.
Origin of girandoleFrench from Italian girandola from girare to turn from Late Latin gérāre ; see gyrate .