Girandole meaning

jĭrən-dōl
A composition or structure in radiating form or arrangement, such as a rotating display of fireworks.
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An ornamental branched candleholder, sometimes backed by a mirror.
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An earring that consists of a central piece with three smaller ornaments or stones hanging from it.
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A revolving cluster of fireworks.
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A branched candleholder, often attached to a wall mirror.
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A pendant or earring with small stones grouped around a larger one.
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An ornamental branched candle holder, sometimes with a mirror behind.

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(pyrotechnics) A type of firework which creates a "whirling top" or "flying saucer" effect.
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A revolving water jet.
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Origin of girandole

  • French from Italian girandola from girare to turn from Late Latin gȳrāre gyrate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French girandole, from Italian girandola, from girare ‘to turn, gyrate’.

    From Wiktionary